For people who attended Crawford High School or would have attended if they hadn't
moved -- or just have fond memories of San Diego in the '40s, '50s and '60s.

Check out the Crawford High web site.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Scott Bankston: 1950 - 2011

Scott Bankston '68 passed away October 21st.  Services will be held today at El Camino Memorial in Sorrento Valley at noon.  A gathering at the family home in Spring Valley will follow.  Click HERE for details.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Victim's Mom Backs Swap

Linda Bennett, wife of Michael Bennett '60, supports the prisoner swap that freed the man who killed their daughter Marla.  Click HERE to read the article in the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Cars We Drove To School

Ron Layton '64 poses with his 1950 Chevy in front of the house of Buddy Green '65.  I assume Buddy took the photo.  Click HERE to see a larger view and to check out some of the other Colt Chariots.

Class of 1962's 40 Year Reunion Photos

I'm trying to locate reunion photo links on my web site and put them all on the Reunions Page.  Click HERE to look at the folks who attended the Class of 1962's 40 Year Reunion at the Catamaran Hotel in Pacific Beach.  Be prepared to see folks who are no longer with us.

Penny Postcards

Ted Hazlewood '63, among others, emailed me the link to the Penny Postcards site, which allows you to look at historical views from all over America.  Click HERE to check it out.

William Terry Collins '61

William Terry Collins '61 was known as Terry Collins at Crawford, Terry Ork in the punk rock field, Noah Forde in connection with cinema criticism.  When he died in 2004 he was listed as William T. Drake.  Bob Richardson researched these facts and more, which I've posted on the Class of '61 Obituary Page.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Class of 1961 Reunion

Prudy Milazzo Stephens '61 was the driving force behind the most stunning Crawford reunion ever.  Click HERE to see photos taken by Bob Richardson '61.  Click in the upper left corner after you get there if you want to watch it as a slide show.

Bad News for Jack Montgomery

Countless hours of selfless toil apparently have come to naught as the Lyric Opera San Diego filed for bankruptcy and laid off Leon Natker and Jack (J Sherwood) Montgomery '62.  Click HERE to read the article in the Union-Tribune.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Memories of Al Davis

For many of us Al Davis, the owner of the Oakland Raiders, who died last week was the Darth Vader of football.  I'm glad that sportswriting legend Jerry Magee was able to share a nice thought, that involved the Crawford attendance area.  If you lived on Chaparral Way, maybe YOU lived next door to Al Davis.  Click HERE to read the article. 

Speed Kills, Drive A Ford!!

Bob Mardon '64 shares two photos of his 1956 Chevy.  Click HERE to check them out on the Cars We Drove To School page.

Rory Pullens is hot!!!

Rory Pullens '75 has turned the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington DC into quite the success.  The Los Angeles Unified School District apparently tried to lure him west.  Click HERE to read the Los Angeles Times article.  Click HERE to read more about the Rory.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Maureen Reardon Obituary

Bob Gagnon recently discovered the fact that Maureen Reardon, his date for the 1965 Senior Prom, died September 14, 2010 at her home in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  He forwards a delightful remembrance from the local paper.  Click HERE to enjoy it.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Mary Varley Obituary

Horace Mann Vice Principal Mary Varley passed away September 23rd at the age of 96.  Mr. Henzie has already signed the guest book.  You can, too.  Click HERE -- and be nice.