1966 Obituaries


John Anderson

"Killed in a car accident some years back" -- Robert Rafferty


Allyson Aten


Steven Barley

"Passed away some years ago while living in Lake Tahoe" -- Doug Brinkmeier


Susan Bearinger


Wilson Bradford, Jr.


Harry Butler

August 28, 1948-March 30, 2001


William Butler


Patricia Ciolak Rubin


Robert Clabeaux

"Robert Clabeaux passed away on 11 Oct 1999. He was the son of Theodore Clabeaux and my half brother" -- Ted Clabeaux


Richard Clark



Donna Copeland



Dianne Cordle Westman

Passed away 2-22-01


Cathy Craig


Frank Davis*

Harry Lawrence Drogin

June 3,1948 to December 10, 2004

After a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis, Harry was called home on December 10, 2004. Harry leaves behind his beloved wife, Debbie; children, Jason and Courtney, daughter-in-law Christina. He was a loving brother to Steve Drogin and Carol Hill. Harry grew up in San Diego and attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, where be fell in love with Debbie. They made their home in University City, where they raised their children. After a career in real estate development, he went back to his passion for the theatre, and started a career as a middle school drama teacher at La Jolla Country Day School.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made in his honor to the SD chapter of the MS Society, 8840 Complex Dr, Suite 130, San Diego, CA 92123 or to the San Diego Hospice, 4311 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92103, whose tender care helped ease Harry into God's loving hands.

David Dutton


Ivy Eidex

Ivy Eidex died around 1985 from breast cancer. Her sister Marilyn '60 married a cousin of mine in the Bay Area and Ivy had married an attorney from around San Francisco.

Richard Hertz ‘64


Stanley C. Eiter

May 14, 1948-March 5, 2004

Stanley C. Eiter, 55, of Spring Valley died after a short battle with cancer. He was born in San Diego. Stan was the owner-operator of Stan's Electric. He is survived by his only child, Geoff Eiter of Boise, Idaho and perhaps a thousand friends. His parents, Clayton and Cecilia Eiter -- as well as his brother Tom -- preceded him in death. Stan was a bass guitar player in rock and roll bands during the 1960s, notably the Barons and the Nobles. He worked for the old Mayfair Market chain before moving to the electrical business. Stan also enjoyed travel and the great outdoors. He was an avid sportsman and gun enthusiast. Stan also provided financial advice to his many friends.

James Evert


John Haile


Kathleen Hansen


Jon Harvey


Gilbert Hayes

 David Hopkins

My brother David was an internationally-known musician and song writer with the group Random Sample, was on staff with Youth for Christ, and for over 20 years was Youth Camp Director at Forest Home Christian Conference Center in Forest Falls, California. David had MS and passed away in June of 2000. He was married with four daughters.

Eva Irvin Diaz


Janet Jacobi


Cathy Johnson

Died of Diabetes in the 1970s -- Dan Greenblat



William Donald Kenney

Don passed on May 18, 1998 in El Cajon, CA.

Linda Breece Kenney ‘67

Carol Kyle Cowan


Bonnie Larson*


Marie Longdon


Don Maize*


Stephanie Marino


Daniel Matlock*


Dale McCormick

Dale McCormick and Lance Shanley were both killed in a car accident during our junior or senior year. We went through school together since elementary school and Lance lived across the street from my house --

Sally Marshall-Hyde


Marsha McGaw

Marcia McGaw was my best friend and was killed in a train accident between our sophomore and junior year -- Sally Marshall-Hyde


Rita Moss Levy

Tina Overton Brende

Tina passed away in 2002. She was living in the Los Angeles area

Joseph Palazzolo

May 25, 1948-January 24, 2002

A 28-year resident of Riverside, Joseph died at Riverside Community Hospital. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and was a San Diego resident from the age of 9 until his move to Riverside. He had been employed for 28 years with the County of Riverside Probation Department, having served as a Supervising Probation Officer. He earned a BS in Criminolgoy at California State University-San Bernardino.

Survivors include his wife Janet of Riverside, daughter Julie Palazzolo, sons Joseph Jr. and Jared, all from Riverside, mother Rose Palazzolo of San Diego, brothers Christopher and John from San Diego, and Robert of Leander, Texas, sisters Angie Hamilton and Mare Anne Allen of San Diego. Joseph was preceded in death by his father Christopher and brother Barney.


Russell Rice

February 29, 1948 - May 1972


Diane "Mari" Sanders

My mother, Diane (Mari) Sanders was still living in San Diego till 2000, then moved to Portland, OR Unfortunately, she passed away from uterine cancer in December of 2001.

Eric Sanders
(Crawford Class of '85)

Lance Shanley


Dennis Sherwood


Florine Strong

October 1, 1948 - April 1974


Raymond Joseph Testa

August 30, 1948-February 5, 2002

Ray was born in San Diego and was a private investigator for Manny Lopez Association, Inc. He was a bodyguard for Joan Kroc, a security manager and director, and a private investigator. He served in the Navy. He was a president of Lake Murray Little League. Survivors include his son, Timothy T. Testa; mother, Mary Testa; sister, Mary Elyn Testa; and brothers, Ed, Jim and Joe Testa.

"John, I talked to Ray's brother Jim. Ray died of congestive heart failure. Too bad, I liked Ray and knew him very well."

Mike Nesbit

Philip Tomic

Philip passed away from lung cancer in Fullerton, CA in 2003

Fredrick Wagner


Steve Wangler


James Wright Jr.

I remember I saw James Wright's name and date of death on the list of those from San Diego killed in the VietNam war.

Sally Marshall-Hyde


 James William Wylie

May 1, 1948-February 20, 2004

James, 55, of El Cajon was born in San Diego and was a commercial painter. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War. Survivors include his companion, Nancy Blanton; daughter, Jessica of El Cajon; stepsons, Eric and Jay Blanton of El Cajon; mother, Mildred Zimmerman of Point Loma; sister, Katherine Wylie of Chula Vista; niece, Erin Wylie of Wenatchee, Wash.; and three grandchildren.

* No photo in yearbook

Can you locate these "lost" members of the Class of 1966?

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