Samuel French ’66

Although I retired in January, 2019, expecting to have a nice long rest with my wife, Gail, she passed away two weeks ago after a long battle with lung cancer. She had chemo therapy and radiation, but the thing that contributed the most to her weakness was the use of opiates to fight spinal pain. […]

Paul Gavin ’71

Tonight, Villanova University won the NCAA Finals. My father, Austin Gavin, was an Ojai resident and Villanova Prep Ojai Class of 1940. I followed my father to Villanova University and played varsity lacrosse my freshman year (thanks to Thacher’s lacrosse program and classmate Todd Oppenheimer’s insistence I try out. I also came back to coach […]

Betsy Bradford ’02

John Peretti and I got married July 3, 2017, in my home town, Lake Tahoe. There was a lively Thacher bunch at the party… with a full rendition of the banquet song and Domine; the other guests had no idea what we were doing! John loves Thacher and was thrilled to meet so many people at […]

Sam Wright ’48

The tradition of the “San Francisco Do Nothing Except Have Christmas Lunch Club” (SFDNEHCLC) continued this last December courtesy again of Eliot Hayne ’48 at the Pacific Union Club. Those in attendance: Mark Hayne ’86, Isobel Hayne ’14, Cecilia Hayne ’07, Cabot Brown ’79, George Montgomery ’51, Kirk Kirkham ’50, Jim Acquistapace ’61, Peter Dunne ’48, […]