Paul Gavin ’71

Class Career Coincidences – Stephen Scott and Paul Gavin, Class of 1971 After graduating from Thacher in 1971, Steve Scott went on to the University of Colorado, met his wife Lynne and raised two children, Tyler and Stephanie, who went on to marry a US Marine Corps Osprey pilot. That same year Paul Gavin went […]

Lacey Gordon ’00

After spending 7 years in Austin and working in film production, I didn’t think anything could tear me away from that town. However, in a whirlwind few weeks this fall, everything shifted. My partner Oliver Caruso proposed and asked me (along with our beloved border collie mutt Zelda) to move to Cambridge, England with him. […]

Sigurd Murphy ’64

Sig Murphy retired as an Army Pathfinder at the rank of Brigadier General and then became a Judge for over 16 years. He was reactivated immediately following 9/11 to work on a portion of our national missile defense system. He and Mary, his wife of 43 years, retired to Rockport, Texas. He is presently the […]

Reid W. Dennis ’44

Reid first became interested in sea planes as a child, growing up in San Francisco, watching the Pan American clippers flying in and out of the port at Treasure Island. Many years later, his interest was reawakened when he purchased a Grumman Mallard and dreamed of flying the early Pan American routes. The Mallard wasn’t […]

Alexander Van Dyke ’46

My youngest son Todd Jones, M.D. was married to Jennie Poste, M.D. from Palos Verdes Calif on the island of Ischia, Italy next to Capri at the beautiful Soccorso Church on September 12. They were classmates in medical school. Todd is in his third year of surgical residency in Montefiore, N.Y. and Jennie in her second […]