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Friday, June 22, 2012

Fry Day June 22


June 22, 2012

(Words or phrases in RED connect directly to emails or web sites)

This is the week, each year, that I contemplate the conundrum that is the first day of summer.  For the first half of my life it always conjured up Nat King Cole, singing "Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer."  Now it's, "Wait a minute, you mean the days are going to get shorter?  What's THAT about?"


Julie Eskew Daniels '64 says her after prom was held at La Mesa Bowl, later the campus of Coleman College.


Good news this week for Lee Cook '64.  He learned that a movie being filmed about world-renowned mountaineer Lou Whitaker contains a bar scene featuring the song "Texas Bounty Hunter", written by Lee and performed by Lee and his Joe Grease Band.

Tim Abbey '71 in Spokane, Washington, "So I was driving tonight, after a beautiful walk along the Spokane River, and saw this sign for Atilano's Mexican Food.   I never knew the restaurant in San Diego, or if there ever was one with this name, but sure enough -- San Diego burritos in the Northwest.

Chet Carney ‘74 shares a news item regarding his classmate Beverly Simmons, who has been reported missing by the San Diego Police Department.  She was last seen in the 2400 block of Fairmount Avenue on June 13th.  Click HERE for more details.

BREAKING NEWS!!  Beverly was found in Las Vegas.  Details to follow -- maybe

Rick Combs '59 shares his 1953 Sixth Grade Class Photo from John Adams Elementary and wonders if any other Colts attended the Normal Heights school.  

(In Second Grade I attended Adams, Dewey, Brooklyn, Bancroft and -- in Guam -- George Washington Elementary, not necessarily in that order -- JF)

Kathy Keeyes Antus '68 forwards class photos from Kindergarten through 3rd Grade at Blessed Sacrament School.  With the help of Susan Weetman Belair she was able to put names on a lot of 1st Graders.

Here’s Kathy in her 1968 cap and gown.  If you too were a member of the largest class ever to graduate from Crawford, you might be able to find yourself in the Aztec Bowl photo that Kathy also sent.  

Ann Lebus Schmidt ‘74 shares the Henry Clay Elementary Sixth Grade Class Photo of brother Glenn Lebus ‘72.  You’ll have a better chance of spotting him if you go to the blog. 


Mike Stout '63 passed away on May 13th.  He lived in Fort Payne, Alabama.

Diana McGowan died on June 5th after a long battle with cancer.  A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held June 30, 2012, at Mission Trails Regional Park, located at One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA, 92119, from 5:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m  Click HERE to sign the guest book.