Class News - 1960s
June 16, 2003
Roger D. Neff ’60 is an independent consultant for Taipan Associates.
Lois Ann Blackburn Davisson ’62 and her fourth-grade music class at Salmon Creek Elementary in Vancouver, Washington, presented a program with Christopher Swain, who is swimming all 1,243 miles of the Columbia River in support of clean water. PBS recently televised the school program, which also included art and dance.
Robert K. “Skip” Hart ’62 retired three years ago after 38 years in sales and marketing, public relations, and public affairs. He worked primarily for Tidewater Barge Lines of Vancouver, Washington. Hart recently moved to Tucson, Arizona, but will keep his home in Beaverton. Hart and his wife, Miriam, have three children and four grandchildren.
Garry L. Kahn J.D. ’62, a partner in the Portland law firm Kahn & Kahn, has been listed in the 2003-04 edition of Best Lawyers in America.
Mason Morisset ’63 is a director of Morisset, Schlosser, Homer, Jozwiak & McGaw, a law firm practicing federal Indian law and representing Indian tribes and organizations throughout the country. Morisset, a specialist in Native American treaty rights cases, was featured in the January 2002 issue of Washington Law & Politics for his work with the Skokomish Tribe. In 1999, Morisset and the tribe filed a lawsuit against the United States and the city of Tacoma, Washington, seeking $5.8 billion in damages for violating the tribe’s treaty-protected fishing and water rights. The case is pending before the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
James T. Siscel ’63, M.Ed. ’73 retired last October after 25 years teaching elementary school in Washington’s Shore-line School District. In 2001, he retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserve as a colonel with 26 years of service.
Katherine Paden ’64 directs a master’s degree program in teaching at Hamline university in St. Paul, Minnesota. When not working, Paden visits her daughters in bozeman, Montana, and Seattle.
Donna Arbogast Hazel ’65 is sales manager for an Oregon manufacturing company, where she trains sales representatives throughout the United States. A former public school music teacher, Donna lives with her husband, Larry Hazel, on a farm in Redland with their horses, dogs, and cats. The couple plan to add a vineyard to the property.
Christopher Miller ’66 owns a sports management business and is a professional soccer and basketball official. A five-time All-American at the College for cross country and track, Miller still runs 70 to 80 miles per week.
Lyndon “Tuck” Wilson J.D. ’67, HOPE VI development director with the Housing Authority of Portland, is responsible for a $150-million project designed to transform Columbia Villa public housing into a new mixed-income community.
Carey J.M. D’Arcy ’69 is the rugby coach at American School of London in St. John’s Wood. While at the College, D’Arcy coached soccer and rugby. He says, “Americans always give 120 percent. A coach can do something with that!”
Cran Lucas ’69, professor of biology at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, received the Outstanding Faculty Award in Teaching for 2002. Lucas is a member of the Plant Stress Research Team, which develops stress-resistant cotton using genetic engineering techniques. He is also president of the Shreveport-Bossier Astronomical Society.