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|Loretta (Benton) McCollum - Charles McCollum and I met again as hippies in 1969 and have been together ever since. We married in 1970 and have four children and four grandchildren. Charles quit UC Berkeley during the protest years and became a finish contractor. He made beautiful things and never worked a day in his life. He retired at 62. I went back to school in 1975 and became an RN, and then a nurse practitioner. I'm set to retire the end of November, 2016. We moved to the mountains of Southern California in 2011.|
Lorraine (Brown) Welch - Married since 1967 to Ralph Welch. I'm a retired Jewelers' assistant and a published poet. We lived in Las Vegas, Nevada since for many years, then moved to Oregon in 2002 and Fairfield, California in 2004. We have two sons, one daughter and 4 beautiful grandchildren.
|Margaret (Eseltine) Shelleda - Living in Oakland, California. Working as a national representative for the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. One daughter, who made me a grandmother. I've been married to Louie Shelleda since 1985; he teaches economics at Laney College in Oakland.|
|Margie (Stormer) Scoggins - Margie married David Scoggins. She writes: Dave and I live in the foothills near Jackson, California. We've been on our hillside acreage since 1987. We've been married since 1967. We have 2 beautiful granddaughters and 2 terrific grandsons. But our sorrow is that they all reside out of California. I am retired and Dave is planning his now that he has reached his 30 years with PG and E.|
|Mari (Blackmore) Beck - Living in Ft. Collins, Colorado;|
Marie (Scholes) Westbury -
sent us an update and a picture in August 2010.
She has travelled all over Europe, lived in Idaho and the wine country of
Northern California, and sold muzzle-loading supplies. She and her husband Ian
have a 36-foot sailboat. They blog about it on|
old-matelot.blogspot.com. Pay them a visit for pictures of sailing on SF Bay!
|Marilyn (McGuiness) Tomlin - has lost her husband and two children. She has her family, friends and faith to keep her going. She works as a hairdresser, making making the ladies of our community beautiful and loving it. She'd like to hear from you. She sent us an update in July 2009, with a great picture of herself at Tumalo Falls in Bend, Oregon.|
Marsha (Marinello) Heaston - Married the love of my life, Steve Heaston. Graduated from Fresno State with a BSN. Have 3 adult children, no grandchildren yet. Working in the field of Neonatal Intensive Care.
Martin Draznin -
My wife Tacie and I have been living in Kalamazoo since 1991,
the longest I've lived anywhere since I was a kid in Concord. I'm
still essentially running a racket. I do academic medicine (Pediatric
Endocrinology, don't ask) at a community medical school campus, lots
of interesting kids to see, medical students and residents to teach,
the odd article to publish so my colleagues at other institutions
don't think I've retired or died, and, and, and, I get PAID for this!
I'm still dabbling at amateur radio (N5TRF). Had to stop the Tae Kwon Do
after getting to Third Dan and mostly teaching adult beginners for awhile,
knees got too sore. Studied Samurai Sword for four years, until my shoulder
wouldn't take it any more. Too bad, it's a great art. Beer brewing stopped
when I finally got too much steam from boiling up into the over the range
microwave, which died a spectacular and smoky death. Had a chance to hunt
plains game in South Africa. It was eye opening, and mind-boggling in MANY ways.
Our son just (2009) got married to a classmate from medical school, after he
finishes his residency in emergency medicine and she finishes her post residency in
Master of Public Health they hope to work for the Indian Health Service in
New Mexico for a few years. Life in Michigan has been pretty darn good to us.
I wish the economy would improve, since life has gotten pretty bad for a whole
lot of the families whose kids I work for!
Martin contributed The Brain (He loved to learn) to our "What Was It Like?" essay collection.
Mary (Brighton) Borrelli sent us an update in 2006, and another in 2013. She graduated from Cal Berkeley, became a partner in Chez Panisse restaurant, married Jim Borrelli. They divorced. She went into documentary films, won a Golden Globe, an Oscar nomination and an Emmy. She is now Tucson, where she does marketing and communications. .
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