He joined the U.S. Navy in 1953 and saw action in the Pacific during the Korean War. He was Honorably Discharged from the Navy in 1957.
Don had a great sense of humor and loved a good play on words. He had many talents and interests.
Jim enjoyed tending his garden, playing with his Labrador Retrievers, picking huckleberries, coaching, and fishing.
Dean had a strong passion for photography and loved traveling to get the best picture possible.
He enjoyed outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, and water skiing. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Mitchell enjoyed his years at MSDB and made many treasured friends there with students and staff, faculty and administration.
Jim had talent for woodworking and spent many hours in his woodshop creating gifts for family and friends.
Beyond the military, Barry loved golfing, fishing, bowling, watching football, hockey (even playing pro hockey for a short time in Albuquerque).
Marion was artistic and enjoyed drawing, painting, sculpting, ceramics, in addition to hand crafts. She was meticulous in detail in her creations.
She was the glue that kept many of us together and we can’t imagine our lives without her wit, humor, and loving smile.
Audrey loved horses, which lead her to volunteer at Eagle Mount for almost 15 years. She also enjoyed traveling, reading, and crocheting.
Vanessa had an uncanny ability to reach people in a deep and positive way.
Caitlin was very generous and used her creativity to make gifts for her family.
She found joy in drawing and visiting with her friends. Her special love was gardening and flowers.
Dale retired in 2001 to pursue his love for adventure and riding motorcycles. Accompanied by his wife, Jeanne, the two rode thousands of miles in Canada and the Western United States.