Archive for Sunday, April 28, 1996


April 28, 1996


Here is a list of 1996 Gold Medal Club inductees who submitted biographical information to the Kansas University Alumni Association before Friday.

Mary Jane Vogt Edwards, Liberal Arts

Although Mary Jane is retired from her career as an elementary school resource teacher, she continues to teach reading and spelling at Kings River Community College near her home in Reedley, Calif., where she lives with her husband, Charles. She also enjoys playing the organ for Christ Lutheran Church and participates in Elderhostel. She has two daughters and a son, a granddaughter and two grandsons.

Laurence R. McAneny, Engineering, Graduate '57

Larry is a retired professor emeritus who still teaches part time at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. In addition to his professorship, he served SIUE's School of Science and Engineering as dean for six years. He consulted with NASA in the early '60s. He has piloted his Cessna in the West Indies as well as across Cuba and the Cayman Islands. He lives in Granite City, Ill., with his wife, Louise. He has three children, two stepchildren, and six grandchildren.

Marilyn Maloney Riggs, Liberal Arts

Marilyn's years at KU overlapped with both her brother and sister. The siblings followed in the footsteps of their parents, who both attended KU, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Marilyn lives in Tulsa, Okla., with Bob, her husband of 47 years. She has owned her own estate sales/liquidation business for 18 years, in partnership with one of her three daughters. Marilyn took time to rear her daughters and devote time to volunteer efforts before starting her business. She and Bob are avid travelers who have visited 85 countries toward their goal of 100. They have two grandchildren.

Mary Sedlock Theroff, Business, Graduate '69

Mary is retired from her career as a high school business teacher, and enjoys traveling. She and her husband, August, Business 1951, live in Kansas City, Kan. They have three sons, a daughter, and two granddaughters. Three of their four children are also KU alumni.

Ruth Ann Bird Swander, Liberal Arts, Nursing '49

Ruth's nursing career has taken many turns through the years. After the youngest of her three children started school, Ruth began her career as a medical-surgical nurse in Kansas City. After earning her master's of education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, she worked as a nurse educator for KU and for Avila College. She has also served Kansas Social and Rehabilitation Services as a nurse consultant. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau honorary nursing society. Now retired, she enjoys world travel, gardening and volunteer work. She lives in Lawrence with her husband, Ken, and she has seven grandchildren, ages five to 20.

Lucena Burns Panek, Liberal Arts

Lucena's career as a hospital dietician has taken her to San Antonio, New Orleans, and Kansas City, Mo., where she now lives. At her 1988 retirement, she was employed by the University of Health Sciences hospital. She now enjoys genealogy, traveling, and collecting foreign coins from the countries she has visited. She has four sons and three daughters, one of whom earned a master's degree from KU. Her nine grandchildren range in age from 2 months to 13 years.

Judson Townley, Liberal Arts

Jud is retired from the clergy of the United Church of Christ, but he continues to serve his community as a leader of the local American Diabetic Assn. and Sierra Club. He also stays active through swimming, tennis, bicycling and mountain climbing. He and his wife, Barbara, live in Topeka. They have a daughter, three sons, and three grandchildren.

Jane Miller Smull, Liberal Arts

After graduating, Jane taught school for six years before taking time off to rear her daughter to follow in her footsteps as a KU alumna. She now works part-time as a secretary and does volunteer work for the Junior League. She has also served on the boards of several organizations in the area of Prairie Village, where she lives. Jane has two grandchildren.

Ruth Green Saffell, Engineering

Ruth has enjoyed a varied career that includes teaching engineering at KU, Kansas State and Garden City Community College as well as working for Boeing Corp. She has enjoyed rearing her five children, three of whom are also KU alumni, and traveling throughout the nation and abroad. She lives in Lawrence with her husband, Thomas. In her retirement she enjoys PEO, travel, golf, club memberships, her 11 grandchildren and her first great-grandchild, born last year.

Luis Bolivar Marquez Jr., Liberal Arts, Engineering '48

With two KU degrees in hand, Bolivar returned to his homeland of Panama and went into the construction business until turning to cattle ranching in 1973. He now works in real estate and ranching and has held offices in both national and international cattlemen's associations as well as Panama's amateur baseball organization. He and his wife, Fita, have five children, two of whom are KU alumni, and 11 grandchildren, with the twelfth expected in May.

Helen Hird Afflick, Liberal Arts

Helen has retired from her career as a language arts teacher in the Shawnee Mission school district and has relocated to Lake Oswego, Ore. She now enjoys community and church work, book discussion groups and travel. Through the years, she has held various offices in organizations including the American Association of University Women, Daughters of the American Revolution and Colonial Dames. She reared three daughters and now has four grandchildren. Her husband and classmate, James, Engineering, is deceased.

Orain N. Carter, Business

Orain returns today from his Kansas City, Mo., home, where he lives with his wife, Juanita. This former vice president of transportation and supply for Farmland Industries founded the Petroleum Supply Organization and has traveled to all 50 states plus Asia and Africa. He is very proud of the accomplishments of his three children, and equally proud that the oldest of his six grandchildren will be a KU freshman this year.

Julia Ann Casad Dagenais, Liberal Arts

Julia Ann counts among the highlights of her life the pursuit of her master's degree in 1969 when 44-year-olds were a rarity in the college classroom. Her career has included social work for Social and Rehabilitation Services and teaching English at the high school and college levels. Although retired, she stays busy writing, researching and lecturing. She lives in Wichita with her husband, Ralph, Liberal Arts 1945. Two of their three children are also KU alumni. They have five grandchildren.

Jane Priest Henry, Liberal Arts

Jane and her family are devoted supporters of the university. She and her husband, Clarke, a 1944 School of Medicine graduate, gave a $50,000 donation to Campaign Kansas in 1991 to benefit the Sutherland Institute for Facial Rehabilitation at the KU Medical Center. Her three children are graduates of the School of Education, School of Law and School of Medicine, and two of her 10 grandchildren now attend KU. Jane is a former teacher for the Kansas School of the Blind. She and Clarke live in Fairway.

Margaret Wenski Amini, Liberal Arts

Margaret vividly remembers interviewing K.K. Amini, Engineering 1949, in the Student Union on June 1, 1945, and later marrying him. The Aminis have designed and built 30 houses in various cities since leaving Lawrence. They now live in San Antonio. Their 1990 gift to KU founded the Amini Scholarship Hall. Margaret serves as president of the Amini Foundation and was inducted into the KU Women's Hall of Fame last year. She has four children, and her nine grandchildren range in age from two to 20.

Carrie Arnold Humphreys, Liberal Arts

Carrie and her family are loyal Jayhawks. Her husband, Fred, Business 1943, and all five of her children also graduated from KU. Her six grandchildren are not quite old enough to join the flock. Carrie and Fred live in Ashland, where Carrie volunteers for the hospital board, library board, and national public radio board. She is very active in the Presbyterian Church, presiding over the National Executive Committee of Presbyterian Women and serving on the Committee on Women and the Church. She is also president of the Association of Mature Persons.

Nancy Tomlinson Roderick, Liberal Arts

Nancy's KU career included service to Edward Hashinger, Dean Franklin Murphy, and duties for almost every department at KU Medical Center. She has served on the board of the Kansas State Medical Auxiliary and was honored as the group's first ``Outstanding Woman of the Year.'' She lives in Salina, where she is a vestry member of Christ Cathedral and president of the church women. She also serves on the local United Way board and is a Daughters of the American Revolution member. She and her husband, James, Liberal Arts 1944 and Medicine 1947, have five children, four of whom are Jayhawks, and eight grandchildren.

Barbara Moffett Long, Liberal Arts

After leaving KU, Barbara ``retired'' to her family's ranch in Archer City, Tex., where she raised cattle and was a member of the Wichita Falls Cattlewomen's Assn. She later served as secretary-treasurer for her husband's company, C.S. Long & Associates. She has retired again, this time to Shawnee Mission, where she enjoys traveling and maintains her KU ties through service to Chi Omega, editing the sorority's alumni newsletter and helping with fund-raising activities. She has a daughter, also a KU alumna, and two granddaughters.

Catherine Osgood Gardner, Journalism

Catherine is retired from her teaching career in Topeka, but she stays active in the Retired Teachers' Assn. and PEO. She is also a member of Colonial Dames, the First United Methodist Church and the Delta Delta Delta alumni association. She enjoys travel and has visited Europe, South America, Alaska and Russia. She has three children, one of whom is a KU alumna. Two of her six grandchildren currently attend KU.

Marie Larson Tompkins, Business

Marie's activities since graduating have encompassed volunteer work for her church, various museums, hospitals and civic organizations. Much of her time was devoted to rearing her three daughters and supporting her husband, Tom, Business 1943 and Graduate School 1948, in his administrative positions with several colleges. Now retired from the academic community and living in Gladstone, Mo., Marie and her husband enjoy traveling. They have six grandchildren.

Patricia Creel Collinson, Liberal Arts

Patricia has retired from the administration of athletic scholarships for the university, but she keeps her KU ties through the Retirees Club. She has been social chairman, vice president and president of the organization. She also volunteers for Friends of the Theatre and serves as treasurer for Delta Gamma alumni. Patricia lives in Lawrence. She and her husband, William, Business 1942, have two sons, one a KU alumnus.

John E. DeMott, Education

Professor emeritus DeMott has retired from a teaching career including the University of Memphis, Temple University, Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and, of course, the KU School of Journalism. He also served a visiting professorship at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. He has traveled to 30 countries and all 50 states as a journalist, educator and researcher. His accomplishments include recognition by the National Conference of Christians and Jews for his contributions to race relations in Memphis. He now resides in Kansas City, Mo., with his wife, Vera, Liberal Arts 1967.

Richard E. Madsen, Engineering

Richard has retired from a 41-year career with Black & Veatch, where his final position was electrical quality control in the environmental division. He continues to work part time for the company. He lives in Lenexa with his wife, Viola, whom he met on a blind date during college. They have six children, two of whom are KU alumni. In his spare time, Richard enjoys singing with the Emmanuel Baptist Church choir and tries to keep up with his 21 grandchildren.

Harold F. Smith, Graduate

Harold is librarian emeritus and archivist at Park College in Parkville, Mo., where he and his wife, Carolyn, reside. He has served as librarian for the universities of Denver, Northern Colorado, Nebraska and Southern Illinois. He was recognized last year as Archivist of the Year by the Kansas City Area Archivists group, and he is president of the Platte County Historical Society and state president of the Presbyterian Mariners. He is also an Elderhostel participant. He has three sons and seven grandchildren.

Charlotte R. Price, Liberal Arts

Charlotte lives in Seattle, where she enjoyed a 28-year career as a social worker at Medina Children's Service, a private adoption and foster care agency, where she facilitated the adoptions of 480 children and also worked in the agency's foster care and pregnancy counseling programs. She has been involved in PEO and several professional organizations. In her retirement, she enjoys traveling throughout the United States, including an annual trip to Hawaii. She is a senior mall-walker who volunteers her time visiting and providing services for shut-ins and enjoys spectator sports as well as musical events.

Wendell K. Nickell, Liberal Arts, Medicine, '60

Wendell is retired from general surgery and his wife, Waitstill, also a former KU medical student, is a retired anesthesiologist. They enjoy their retirement in Salina, where Wendell plays violin in the civic orchestra and volunteers for Habitat for Humanity. He also enjoys aviation and travel, including visits to his five children and nine grandchildren. One of his sons has followed him as a School of Medicine alumnus.

L. Martin Jones, Business, Graduate '47

Martin's 40-year career at KU included 25 years teaching accounting for the Business School and 20 years in the chancellor's office before he retired as director of business and fiscal affairs. He lives in Lawrence with his wife, Phyllis, Class of '66. He enjoys KU music, sports and theatre. He is a board member of Douglas County Warm Hearts, vice president of the Resident Council at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, and a member of the Lawrence Kiwanis Club, American Ex-Prisoners of War and the First United Methodist Church. He has a son and twin granddaughters.

Dolores Sulzman Hope, Liberal Arts

Dolores is a part-time staff writer for the Garden City Telegram and contributes a daily column. She previously served the newspaper as city editor, and has also worked for the Topeka bureau of The Associated Press. She lives in Garden City with her husband, Cliff. She enjoys community, school and church work and has served on the local board of education, Red Cross and YMCA boards and the Southwest Arts and Humanities Council. Two of her six children are KU alumni.

She has two grandchildren.

Frank Darden Jr., Engineering

Frank is chairman of Mercury Production Company and has previously held positions with Humble Oil and Refining, Newmont Oil Co., and Ecopetrol in Colombia. He and his wife, Lucy, live in Fort Worth, Tex. They have three children and eight grandchildren. Frank enjoys travel to international destinations such as Chile, Turkey and Tierra del Fuego. He also likes to hike and ski. He is a member of the Fort Worth Boat Club and a board member and past commodore of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. He also supports cancer and hearing research.

Ray E. Morgan, Class of '46

Ray has logged 52 years as a journalist. He began his journalism studies at KU, but left before graduating to accept a position with the Topeka Capital newspaper. He later finished his degree at Washburn University before leaving Topeka for a 35-year career with the Kansas City Star & Times. He lives in Shawnee with his wife, Mary, and continues to write a column for Wednesday Magazine. He also does political commentary for radio. He serves on the William Allen White Foundation for KU. All five of his children are also journalists, all KU alumni. The two oldest of his seventeen grandchildren are currently KU students.

Keith D. Bunnel, Business

This reunion weekend holds special significance for the president of the 50-year class. A member of the 1946 planning committee for the Memorial Campanile, Keith has continued to support the campus landmark through a generous gift to refurbish the carillon bells, rededicated this weekend following a three-year restoration. Keith is retired from the vice chairmanship of American Standard Inc. and now enjoys world travel and participating in civic organizations including the Pittsburgh Symphony Board and Junior Achievement Board. He and his wife, Joan, live in Pittsburgh. They have two children and four grandchildren.

Marjorie Free Lichty, Liberal Arts

After graduating, Marjorie enjoyed selling residential real estate for 32 years, but now says she is having fun traveling, fishing, camping and hiking. She lives in Overland Park. Three of her four sons are Jayhawks, and she anticipates a 'Hawk or two among her six grandchildren.

Sarah Drais Shattuck, Liberal Arts

Sarah lives in Ashland, where her service to Clark County includes casework for the Department of Social Welfare, of which she later became director. She is now the owner and abstracter for Clark County Title Company and managing trustee of Abell Education Trust. She is a Salvation Army service officer, PEO member, and stays active in a study club and the Presbyterian Church. She has two children, one a KU alumnus.

Sidney Mayfield Hahn Culver, Education, Graduate '68, '72

Sidney Hahn Culver is retired from two decades as a professor of modern languages at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, where she lives with her husband, Gordon. She spends her retirement participating in a civic orchestra and three chamber groups, volunteering for public radio, and working with the University of Nebraska continuing education program, SAGE. She is a member of the University of Nebraska Emeriti and the University Women's Club, among other civic and academic organizations. Her son, Christopher Hahn, is CEO of the Kansas Special Olympics and a KU alumnus. Sidney has two grandchildren.

Eleanor Albright Lockhart, Liberal Arts

Eleanor is a retired teacher and librarian, having served both the Winfield and Lawrence public school districts. She lives in Lawrence, but spends much of her time traveling. She has accompanied the Flying Jayhawks to destinations including Japan and Mexico and has also traveled to Greece, Rome, Portugal, Spain, England and Ireland, as well as many trips to New York, London and San Francisco for theater and opera. She has three children and six grandchildren.

Maurine Breitenbach Firner, Class of '46

With her husband, William, Class of '48, Maurine runs Firner Farms in Tribune. She has been a Kansas Honors Program volunteer for two decades, and has been a member of the Garden City Community College Endowment Board for 17 years. She is a member of the Kansas and Colorado wheat growers associations and has served as president of the Dodge City Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. She also participates in community theatre. She has six children, three of whom are KU alumni, and 12 grandchildren.

Becky Vallette Bright, Journalism, Graduate '81

Travel is Becky's occupation and pre-occupation. She is a sales representative for Travel Line Corp. in Paola, where she lives with her husband, Bill, Business 1940, Law 1948. In their extensive travels, she and Bill have explored the world and count cruises among their favorite vacations. In Paola, Becky stays active in community affairs and the Presbyterian Church. She is a member of the Women in Communications Kansas City chapter and Daughters of the American Revolution. She has two children and five grandchildren.

Beverly Stucker Bennett, Liberal Arts

Beverly lives in Ottawa, where she has been active in Franklin County Rehabilitation Services, a program for the physically disabled, a tutoring program for elementary schoolchildren, and a day care center which she helped establish. She is also a PEO member. She and her husband, Ransom, Business 1945, have four children, one a law school alumnus, and two grandchildren.

Mary Lyth Alderson, Education

Mary's career included working for Union Pacific Railroad in Lawrence and Kansas City and teaching high school in Bonner Springs. She is active in PEO and the Cystic Fibrosis Auxiliary. In her retirement, she enjoys travel, needlework and her five grandchildren. She and her husband, Ray, Liberal Arts 1948, Business 1950, live in Leawood. They have two daughters, one of whom is a KU alumna.

Edward W. Rice, Liberal Arts '36, Law '38

Eddie's career has involved him in law practice, business, the military, health care and politics. After commanding the USS Faribault in the Pacific during World War II he returned to Boise, Idaho, to help set up the U.S. Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Training Center and commanded reserve units until 1971. He also served as a management consultant for medical and dental clinics in five states. He was a Boise City Council member for five years and served in the Idaho House of Representatives for seven years. He remains in Boise, where he is active with the United Fund, Boy Scouts and the Red Cross. He has two daughters and five grandchildren.

James Earl Barney Jr., Liberal Arts, Graduate '50

Earl's career as a chemist in research and development has taken him from Kansas to Indiana, Missouri, California and Connecticut. He was a visiting lecturer at KU in 1961 and served Stauffer Chemical for nine years and CIBA-GEIGY Corp. for 13 years before retiring in 1991 as manager of toxicology services. He now lives in Carson City, Nev., with his wife, Patricia, Class of '48, where he remains active as a volunteer tutor for the high school language arts department. He is a member of several professional organizations in the chemistry field. He has two children and two grandchildren.

Joyce Durall Redwine, Liberal Arts

Joyce, who graduated Phi Beta Kappa, is eagerly anticipating a reunion of five lifelong friends from Watkins Scholarship Hall. Joyce and her husband, A.H. Redwine, a prisoner of war after being shot down by the Germans on his 13th mission, reared their three children, all of whom attended KU, in Greensburg, where A.H. was a Ford dealer and Joyce was a medical technologist. When A.H. recently passed away, Joyce moved to Blue Springs, Mo., to be closer to her daughter.

Kay Brown Ruggles, Liberal Arts

Kay was a member of Jay Janes and Harmon Co-op House, and met her husband, Bill, Engineering 1945, Graduate School 1948, when they were on opposite sides of a KU double date. Fifty years later, Kay and Bill have reared six children including one set of twins in their Bartlesville, Okla., home. In their semi-retirement, she and Bill enjoy their 19 grandchildren and their great-grandson.

Betty Jeanne Whitney Alderson, Pharmacy

Betty, a member of Sigma Kappa, married Dean Donald Alderson, for whom KU's Alderson Auditorium is so proudly named, and together they reared three children, all of whom graduated from the university. Betty was honored with the Bowl of Hygia award by the Kansas Pharmaceutical Assn. in 1991. She still works part-time as a relief pharmacist at Watkins Student Health Center and also enjoys traveling throughout the United States and Europe, participating in local fund drives and supporting historic preservation. She also treasures her five grandchildren.

Martha Lee Baxter, Fine Arts

Martha Lee, an accomplished musician, spent three seasons with the Oklahoma City Symphony before moving to New York, where she went to work in music publishing and eventually became educational director for the international music publishing house Boosey and Hawkes. She later left that field and worked for several large real-estate management companies. After 35 years in New York, Martha Lee returned to her native Pittsburg, where she is still on the go as manager and cellist for the Southeast Kansas Symphony.

Cleo Norris, Journalism

After her active days at the University, which included working on the Daily Kansan and serving on the All Scholarship Hall Council, Cleo became a reporter on the Hutchinson News-Herald and Great Bend Tribune, then moved to Kansas City and launched her career as an editor for the magazine published by the American Academy of General Practice.

Rhoten A. Smith, Liberal Arts

Rhoten began his distinguished career in higher education at Mount Oread. Among Rhoten's many accomplishments, he served as president of Northern Illinois University, worked as a dean at Temple University, was a political science professor at KU and in 1983 retired as provost emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh. In 1987, Dr. Smith became president of the board of directors of the Weld Mental Health Center in Greeley, Colo., where he and his wife, Barbara, live. Their daughter is a KU alumna as is their granddaughter. Their grandson is a member of the Class of 1997.

Joan Veatch Hankammer, Journalism

A member of the first class to be awarded journalism degrees at the university, Joan was also a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. After leaving Lawrence, she did ``missionary work for KU on the K-State campus'' where her husband, Jack, was working toward his architecture degree. Joan later worked as a newspaper reporter in Pittsburg and as promotions director for KTWU in Topeka. The Hankammers, now retired in rural Missouri and eager to move back to Topeka, saw both their children graduate from the university, and are now enjoying retirement and the joy of their three grandchildren.

B. J. O'Neal Pattee, Liberal Arts

B.J. has worked for nearly 30 years at the KU Alumni Association, where she has been editor, director of membership development, associate director and, most recently, director of special projects. She has become the official curator of the Association's priceless collection of Jayhawk figurines and an unofficial KU ambassador extraordinaire. B.J. will retire for a second time June 30 to spend more time with her husband, Frank, Business 1948. She is devoted to her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, serving as fund-raiser, editor and Corporation Board member. She and Frank have most enjoyed the great privilege of hosting KU alumni on 17 ``Flying Jayhawks'' tours around the world. Two of their four children graduated from KU; they have six grandchildren.

Rosalie Erwin Wahl, Liberal Arts

The Honorable Rosalie Wahl is one of four women on the Minnesota Supreme Court, the only U.S. court where women outnumber men. After graduation, Rosalie had no plans to pursue a judgeship. In 1947 she married Roswell Wahl, Engineering 1948, and reared five children. She was 44 when she finished her law degree, and she began her career as an assistant in the public defender's office. After serving four years as an associate law professor at William Mitchell College of Law, where she had earned her law degree, she received the court appointment in 1977. She lives in St. Paul and has six grandchildren.

Margaret Emick Kiff, Fine Arts

Margaret enjoyed a teaching career in Michigan and Kansas City, Kan., then reared two daughters. When her daughters left home, she helped in her husband, Robert's, pharmacy, Madison Block Pharmacy, until they had to close their family business in 1986 because of frequent flooding. Margaret has kept up with her music as an organist, pianist, vocalist and choir director for her church. She also participates in the church women's organization. She has a grandson.

Marian ``Tommie'' Thomson Scheirman, Journalism

Marian has had a colorful career as a freelance writer. She currently writes for Guide Post magazine as well as the publisher's new magazine entitled Angels on Earth. She has had both prose and verse published and has co-authored two novels and a non-fiction book. Freelance writing helped her keep up with her profession while rearing her four children, three of whom are also KU alumni. She counts among her honors being chosen one of 15 from a field of 7,000 applicants to attend a Guide Post writers' workshop. She and her husband William, also a Jayhawk, live in Overland Park. They enjoy world travel and visiting their five grandchildren.

Joanna Wagstaff Kline, Liberal Arts

Joanna joins her husband, Duane, Liberal Arts '44, Medicine '46 in the Gold Medal Club. The Wagstaffs have spent most of the 50 years of their marriage in Cheyenne, Wyo., where they moved after Duane finished his medical residency in Pueblo, Colo. Joanna has volunteered as a driver for Meals On Wheels for 20 years and participates in civic and church organizations, including membership on the United Way board. The Wagstaffs have five children and 11 grandchildren.

William H. Douglas, Engineering

Bill is retired from a KU career as a professor of civil engineering. He enjoyed a 20-year career in construction in the Topeka area before joining the KU faculty. He took time away from teaching to earn his master's degree from Stanford at age 44 and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri at age 52. He is married to classmate Jo Ann Everett. They have four children, all of whom are KU alumni. Bill enjoys snow skiing and has been known to grant solo piano recitals at the Lawrence Arts Center. He also enjoys time with his granddaughter.

Jo Ann Everett Douglas, Class of '46

The KU community has benefited greatly from Jo Ann's 18 years of service to the Endowment Association's loan department. She and her husband, Bill, Engineering '46, are both retired from lengthy KU careers. They live in Lawrence and enjoy ski trips and spending time with their granddaughter. Jo Ann is proud to say that all four of her children hold KU degrees, two in engineering, one in music education and one in business.

Daniel T. Alvy, Engineering


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