Tag Archive for 1962

CLASS OF 1962 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1962 Endowed Wesleyan Scholarship Fund Jessy Carrasco-Gonzalez ’18, Economics Our 55th Reunion weekend, Friday, May 26 and Saturday, May 27 is approaching, and a group from our class has been working with the alumni office during the year to coordinate arrangements. The planning committee came up with some new initiatives this year. First,…

CLASS OF 1962 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

In April, Hank Fotter moved into the Elim Park Health Care Center in Cheshire, Conn., where his wife, Harriet, moved into the adjacent independent living center, Elim Park Place, a two-minute walk away. She writes that Hank started falling in October 2015, and by January 2016, he was in a wheelchair and needing around-the-clock care…

CLASS OF 1962 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

Bob Gelardi reports that he is chairing the charity relations committee of the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation and is pleased that they just raised a record $2.65 million that will be donated to 14 local children’s charities. He says it has been the number four and number six wine auction in the country in…

CLASS OF 1962 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Bob Gause sends greetings to everyone from his MaineCat catamaran in the Bocas del Toro region of Panama, where he takes a “sabbatical” from January to May every year with spouse Nancy and Jack, the Jack Russell, from his Bangor, Maine, pediatric orthopedics practice and continues his fiction writing. Check him out on Amazon.com. He writes…

CLASS OF 1962 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Robin Berrington last May made his annual trip to Japan for the Noguchi Foundation meeting and afterward went on an expedition to Takayama, Kyoto, and the Kii Peninsula “meeting interesting Japanese, going to fantastic tiny restaurants, including one memorable sushi place along the coast, and explored some ancient, primitive shrines.” Back in the US, he made…

CLASS OF 1962 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

Travel seems to be the theme for our brief class notes this issue. Bruce Corwin reports that he is renting a house in southern Spain for the entire Corwin family, including nine children and grandchildren, to celebrate his 75th. Apparently family togetherness only goes so far, because he and Toni are following that with a seven-day cruise…

CLASS OF 1962 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Robin Berrington spent three weeks last year touring castles in Japan, and attended an opera festival in Dresden, where he discovered that nearby Leipzig is a new “with-it” city. Back home, he took on new duties as a docent at the Washington, D.C., Freer-Sackler gallery, and became co-chair of the Freer Friends Council, in addition…

CLASS OF 1962 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Carl Crossman writes that his successful 1991 book, The Decorative Arts of the China Trade (published in 1991) is being translated into Chinese by the Commercial Press of Beijing, a distinguished press founded in 1897. He says the book had great reviews all over the world. He attended book openings in London, Hong Kong, New…

C. LEIGH TRAVIS ’62

C. LEIGH TRAVIS, an artist, musician, advocate, writer, and legal assistant, died Nov. 28, 2013. He was 74. A member of Psi Upsilon, he received his master’s degree from Wesleyan in 1963. He was the son of Clayton V. Travis of the class of 1928. After earning a PhD at the University of Michigan in…

CLASS OF 1962 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

Bob Gelardi is on the board, and chair of the Charity Relations Committee, of the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation in Miramar Beach, Fla. In 2013, the charity donated nearly $1.4 million to a dozen charities supporting children and was ranked as the #6 Charity Wine Auction by Wine Spectator, which Bob wrote, “for a…