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NEW: 55th Reunion Weekend: (rev 1/24/14)
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6/25/2015
Historic obituary for our classmate Roger Bove provided by Connie & Jim O'Kane
Obituary July, 1969: Lt Roger G Bove Killed in Vietnam Helicopter Crash Navy Lt. Roger G. Bove, 28, a graduate of Washington-Lee High School, was killed Saturday in a helicopter crash in H . . .  Continued

8/19/2013
Interesting insight into the life of the late Vic Sussman
We've known about the death of Vic Sussman for a long time but recently were given a link to his obituary in the Washington Post published in November 2004. Vic graduated with us after star . . .  Continued

7/28/2010
Sad news: 45 deaths since our 50th reunion, 13 of these since our 55th reunion.
We lost another wonderful classmate in 2015. Larry P. Ball passed away October 6th from lung cancer. He was married to his high school sweetheart Sue Gosnell (W-L Class of '57), the father . . .  Continued

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55th Reunion Weekend October 2013
Last update 22 January 2014

A list of Who Came is here.

The videos below are a presentation from Judy Spangenberg Currier. To access controls, hover your mouse over the pictures. To see full-screen version, click on the large "X" in the lower right corner.

Photos of Who Came to the 55th Reunion Saturday Night Banquet
A key to these photos is located here. (Photos revised 01/09/14)

Complete weekend in three slideshows:
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  Jeff Human - Art Show Kitty Sherwood Richmond

  Jeff Human's awesome art will be exhibit

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  Alice Knudson Mergler - The NEW School Kitty Sherwood Richmond

  Alice's two years of dedication, ingenui

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  Kathy Kusner elected to Show Jumping Hall of John Burns

  In 1990, our classmate Kathy Kusner was

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  Judy Spangenberg Currier rests in peace Kitty Sherwood Richmond

  On Monday October 12th a group of us too

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  Alice Knudson Mergler launched a new project John Burns

  Alice Knudson Mergler retired last year

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   Barbara Francis Sanders hosts Committee La Kitty Richmond (via John Burns)

  Reunion committee ladies gathered for a

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  W-L rated #2 in the state Kitty Richmond (via John Burns)

  Best Public High Schools in Virginia: W

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  Judy Weihe's mother, passed away recently Kitty Richmond (via John Burns)

  Here is a link to an article about Judy

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  Video: A drive through Arlington 65 years ago Diane Westcott Parlette (via Joh

  Here's a video of a drive through Arling

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  Somehow in the many miles since 1958 My

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  The Alexandria Sportsman's Club will cel

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Malcolm (Mac) Lillywhite


It has been over 40 years since I left the DC area, where I was born and raised, to live in Colorado. I still live in the same house on my 9,000 ft mountain (called a foothill here) outside of Denver. The elk, deer, bear, mountain lions and other wildlife still roam on my property as I look at a vista of 14,000 ft peaks from my window. This solitude and contact with nature provides a good place to raise a family and helps balance the stress of my technical business environment.

I was fortunate to enter the aerospace industry and continue my education as a research physicist in 1963 during the formative years of this industry. Ten years later I started my renewable energy company as that industry was emerging. By combining international economic development and renewable energy technologies, I was able to established project offices in 38 countries including South Africa, Madagascar, Somalia, Indonesia, Tibet the Caribbean Basin, and others.

At this time in my life I have scaled the business down dramatically and now spend more time with my daughter (in the fast lane) and with Monica my significant other and dearest friend raising tomatoes, basil and herbs in our passive solar mountain greenhouse, hiking with our four Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs (a breed which I bred and trained for 40 years), and thinking about how we can improve the future of the world we are leaving our children.

What I want to do now is spend more time with old and new friends and that's exactly what I plan to do at our 50th reunion.

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THEN-&-NOW for the Entire Class
Last update 2 February 2015

Email current photo to JFitzBurns@gmail.com, or mail a copy to John Burns, 189 Hensel Drive, Shepherdstown WV 25443.

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70th Birthday Party Weekend.
Last update 27 November 2010

List of Who Came to the 70th Celebration.

Three slide shows from Judy Spangenberg Currier. To access controls, hover your mouse over the pictures. To see full-screen version, click on the "X" in the lower right corner.

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 50th Reunion Weekend October 2008
Last update 24 January 2014

NEW: We recently added the video to our website that was given to each classmate who attended our 50th reunion. This video (1 hr 50 min) was produced by our classmate Scott Elkins and covers the entire reunion weekend.

To see full-screen version, click on the "X" in the lower right corner.

Here are portions of our Memory Book published for our 50th Reunion.
   
50th Reunion MemoryBook Classmates A-K.
   50th Reunion MemoryBook Classmates L-Z.
   50th Reunion MemoryBook Teachers A-Z.

Photos of Who Came to the 50th Reunion Saturday Night Banquet
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Slide show from Judy Spangenberg Currier. To access controls, hover your mouse over the pictures. To see full-screen version, click on the "X" in the lower right corner.


 

 

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