Russell Callander ’59

In my recently published book “Jottings of a Geriatric Judge” I acknowledged Jack Huyler:“The late John S. (Jack) Huyler, M.A., teacher, writer, diarist, horse whisperer and friend, at the Thacher School, Ojai, California, for recommending me to jot.”He did just that. And my treasured copy of his “The Stamp of the School” was exactly that […]

Tom Hale ’86

Like everyone one else, I’ve found myself at home with my kids and spending more time on Zoom. While Zoom is no substitute for in person connections, I’ve really enjoyed reconnecting with lots of people from years past, in particular, the memorable filmmakers of Tri-Snake Productions – Mike Kim, John Redfern, and Dave Richardson, all […]

Carol McConnell ’81

I joined CdeP 1981 classmates Dianna Marguleas Dar, Marci Dabbs, Leila Hemaidan, Carolyn Chandler, and Criss Leydecker Troast in Santa Barbara for a fun weekend celebrating shared memories of our years at Thacher. What a joy it was to spend time with life-long friends. Also, I retired in April. Today’s Veterinary Business article Carol McConnell […]

Barclay Grayson ’88

In August 2019, Barclay Grayson CdeP 1988 married Ms. Katrina Heilman at the Allison Inn in Newberg, OR. Besides best man Blake Grayson CdeP 1991, they were also joined by a number of CdeP 1988 alumni, including officiant Robert Cohen who presided over a heartfelt ceremony, as well as groomsman Robert Butler, Elizabeth (Graham) Tanji […]

Glen Gold ’81

Knopf published my memoir I WILL BE COMPLETE. There’s a Thacher component. Thacher has saved a lot of kids; it saved me. Here’s the hype I should be ashamed of, but secretly embrace: www.glendavidgold.com Buy it from your newly-revitalized local independent bookstore. www.indiebound.org/book/9781101946398 Glen Gold CdeP 1981

Roger Ignon ’62

Roger sponsored a memorial art exhibition for Gui Ignon, The Gui Ignon Memorial Art Show for Young Artists. Gui was father to Roger ’62, Lance ’74, and Sandy. He taught art at Thacher from 1951 to 1963 and his wife, Olga, was the librarian. Gui passed away the summer of 1963. Don Porter ’62 recalls […]