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Rees Clark 1960 ( 21-Feb-2018 )
Sheriff Seizes Illegal Arsenal from TC Resident, L.A. Times reports. LINK

Richard Veit 1966 ( 8-Aug-2017 )
My second novel, PARALLELOGRAPH, is part historical literature, part romance, and part sci-fi adventure. It tells the story of how far a courageous young woman might go, against incredible odds, to save the life of someone she loves.

Christine (Mutter) Gill 1968 ( 24-Feb-2017 )
Class/1968 is having its 50th Reunion in Temecula on 9/26, 2018. More info: Chris Gill at 760– 703–9970 or on the Facebook group "Class of 1968 50th Reunion". Please get in touch and plan to attend.

Harmony Plantenga Brown 1997 ( 9-Feb-2017 )
Hi guys Class of 1997 reunion is September23, 2017 Time and place tba. I will keep you posted so check back soon.

Ron Moon 1964 ( 18-Dec-2016 )
Revised link to class of '64 website LINK

Orval Franklin Hart Jr. 1957 ( 12-Oct-2016 )
Still alive and kicking (well, maybe not so much kicking). :-)

Cherice Lopez 1996 ( 19-Sep-2016 )
Class of 1996 is having our 20th High School reunion, contact cherice.lopez1@gmail for more information. LINK

Virginia (Roberts) Barth 1970 ( 30-Aug-2016 )
Anyone around from the class of 1970?

Thomas Edward Parrington 1957 ( 26-Aug-2016 )
I have sad news about the death of my sister Marylynne Parrington who was a graduate of the class of 1963. She died in a small plane crash in Columbia, CA piloted by her son Dan Kruetzfeldt. His wife Kristin and Mary's husband Claude Chandler also.

Sherry McNulty 1962 ( 9-Aug-2016 )
Hello. Happy to be part of the alumni of Temple City High. Coming up on 55 years WOW. 🐏

Glenda JoAnn Bauer 1980 ( 4-May-2016 )
I glad to be a new member, I now live in Seaford, De, and lived in Montana for 16 years, I love Temple City, it is a small town favorite place of mine.

Michael Burns 1965 ( 8-Mar-2016 )
I retired 2-1/2 years ago, unexpectedly, do to a life threatening illness. Against medical advice I undertook natural methods of healing. No chemo, surgery or radiation. Nothing but herbs, juicing and money, and today 3 years out I'm healthy!

Tara (Coleman) Worthington 1966 ( 26-Dec-2015 )
Here is the Eventbrite link to the Temple City High School Class of '66 50th Reunion page. You can write your autobiography now and send! LINK

Jody (Greenberg) Kahra 1980 ( 8-Dec-2015 )
That would be the class of 1980, even though I am getting old so maybe it could be

Anne (Collins) Walker 1956 ( 11-Nov-2015 )
I am donating a copy of REAGAN REMEMBERED to the TCHS library, as I am a contributor and also an alumni, TCHS Class of 1956.

Israel E Hernandez 1994 ( 28-Aug-2015 )
I live in Huntington Beach now.

Jane (McNeil) Wimmer 1960 ( 11-Jun-2015 )
Almost 3 years into retirement and enjoying life in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley away from the madness of the DC area.

Doug McBride 1968 ( 18-Apr-2015 )
Hello Classmates! If anyone has contact info on Bob Morrow, I would appreciate a heads up.

Gary Ranker 1960 ( 23-Feb-2015 )
Would love to catch up. I do travel 80% of time abroad for work and sometimes pleasure so email is best.

David Bilar 1981 ( 9-Feb-2015 )
OMG! I sooooooooooooo happpy!! THANKS REES!

Stephanie (Riffel) McGrew 1985 ( 30-Jan-2015 )
Not much, just checking things out.

Beverly (Johnson) Ashley 1958 ( 10-Jan-2015 )
Jeez, not too many people have signed up or signed in recently.

Kathy (Springer) Hendricks 1960 ( 5-Dec-2014 )
I'm deeply saddened by the passing of "Bunky". We had many happy times in the neighborhood and in brownie / girl scouts.

bill post 1965 ( 4-Oct-2014 )
retired ??

Penelope (Penny Weisz) Ford 1960 ( 31-Aug-2014 )
I have finally became aware of this web site.

Tedd (Jason) Woodford 1986 ( 4-Feb-2014 )
Working to improve Emergency Department efficiency.

TCHS Alumni Administrator ( 12-Jan-2014 )
Rewrote the "Diaspora" page to update alumni distribution dynamically. We note CA keeps its predominant position as "home," with AZ, NV, OR, WA, enjoying proximity. East of the Rockies, CO leads all states. Expect another surge there based on chemistry.

Thomas Francis Brown 1962 ( 6-Dec-2013 )
Sad News: Coach Ed Mohr passed away on Saturday, November 30. He was a Great Coach and person that inspired me to do my best. My prayers go out to you and your family. Thank you for your friendship & lessons of life that you taught me. Rest in Peace

Ray Scrafield 1961 ( 15-Nov-2013 )
My wife Barb and I sold our home in 07 and went full time RVing. After 3 years we came back and bought a mobile home in Huntington Beach. We are living the dream here. Love it.

Robert Wasson 1996 ( 17-Oct-2013 )
Living in Poway Ca. I'm on FB although I dont check it often. Bit it would be cool to re-connect with old classmates. The latest on me: We've had our 2nd lil princess. Madelaina Rae is 9 moths old now. I'm still in the Navy. I went Officer last year. LINK

Rocky Curtiss 1962 ( 11-Oct-2013 )
I learned recently of the passing of my good friend, Jim Dwyer (class of '64) who died October, 26 2005 after a battle with cancer. I have attached the obit. LINK

Elizabeth (Ross) Anderson 1960 ( 9-Sep-2013 )
I see everything I wrote before is gone except for my first trip to Israel. I am completely retired from teaching and owning apartment complexes. My web site

Lynn (Davis) Mortensen 1960 ( 7-Sep-2013 )
Still downhill skiing faster than most so they can't run into me. But I don't jump cornices and limit the air time. LINK

Harmon Heed 1960 ( 6-Sep-2013 )
I'm happy, healthy and retired with my wife on the Suncoast of Florida.

Steve Gerhart 1965 ( 6-Sep-2013 )
Retired to a lake in North Carolina. But I miss the Pacific.

Julie Grant 1979 ( 5-Sep-2013 )
I am doing just fine. Living in San Dimas, CA, Married with two grown boys. I own my own business. LINK

Andy Sichler 1960 ( 5-Sep-2013 )
We are still enjoying retirement with lots of motor home travel, winters in Arizona and when the snow clears back to beautiful Sisters, Oregon. Suzie and I will celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary this month and will mark the occasion with a crui

Beth (Dabrowski) Skala 1965 ( 5-Sep-2013 )
Moved further north up the east coast of Vancouver Island to Nanaimo in 2008. A great place to retire. Joined a writers' group and have published several books of poetry and short stories.

Vaunell (Saville) Temple 1963 ( 5-Sep-2013 )
Glad to have been raised in Temple City in the 'Good Ole Days', when life was fun, safe and exciting. We had great friendships that have lasted for more than 50 years. Only those who lived it will understand.

Edith Maxwell 1970 ( 10-Apr-2013 )
My murder mystery, Speaking of Murder, was published in September, 2012, under pen name Tace Baker. A Tine to Live, a Tine to Die, My first Local Foods mystery comes out in June under my own name from Kensington. LINK

Phil Thorndyke 1960 ( 27-Oct-2012 )
Phil Thorndyke, 1942-2012

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Alan Large 1961 ( 13-Jul-2012 )
I left the Gaming Industry in Las Vegas in February of 2009 and moved to the Philippines to teach at a local university here on Mindanao. I married a beautiful Filipina and we both work at the same university.

Richard Curtis 1962 ( 13-Jul-2012 )
61-62 50th Reunion is on two days: 9/15-9/16 in Newport Beach. Visit the Committee's web page linked below. LINK

Mary "Sandy" (Lindstrom) Newton 1961 ( 12-Jul-2012 )
Retired Professional Photographer..Past 6 years and currently Clinic Director/Program Manager for SPAY Montana

Margaret Miller 1973 ( 30-Jun-2012 )
Should anyone like to contact me my email is

Judy (Million) Pirrie 1960 ( 27-Jun-2012 )
Last week end, June 16th my first Grandson, Randall Gene Silver, Jr, 28, Married his sweetheart Tara Lively both from Blue Springs, MO. Gorgeous wedding. Bittersweet because he wears my husbands wedding ring. I still live in Independence, Mo and

Linda Lee (Snyder) Evans 1962 ( 1-Jun-2012 )
I live in Temple City and Sarah, my daughter is here too as of last April. My husband of 39 years died Sept. 2008. I have one granddaughter 5 yr old. I've been a RN in labor & delivery 40 yrs & in newborn nursery until I retired March 2010.

Dale E. Dodson 1962 ( 31-May-2012 )
Looking forward to the reunion!

Thomas Weibel 1967 ( 2-May-2012 )
Happily retired in Carmichael CA

Linda (McClellan) Scudder 1956 ( 31-Mar-2012 )
Still a widow. Moved to Palm Springs - love it! Still enjoying being retired and forging my "new life" in the desert.

Bob Jackson 1962 ( 12-Dec-2011 )
Married to Karen 42 yrs - now live near grandkids in Tulsa area and travel to DFW for business -- visit Claif once a yearto see daughter in San Diego

Alan Fuller 1961 ( 9-Nov-2011 )
A few members of the 1961 Tennis team got together for our 50 year lunch on November 3rd. Good fun sharing memories. Dave Strack, Don Kipp, Mike Nelson and myself. Can't wait for the real reunion.

Bill Halverson 1960 ( 26-Oct-2011 )
I'm finally "hip". left replaced 5/17 & right 10/11. Have not felt this good in a while.

Daniel T Estrada 2003 ( 9-Oct-2011 )
My Fbook profile. LINK

dennis beveridge 1966 ( 24-Sep-2011 )
Dennis passed away on April 19, 2011. Please contact Diana Beveridge at for further information

Phillip Yoon 1991 ( 21-Sep-2011 )
The Class of 1991 is having our 20th Reunion on Saturday Oct. 15, 2011 in Downtown LA. Look it up on facebook (phillip yoon on Faceboook) for futher details and/or updates. You can also email me at Save the date. :)

Kathi (Millham) Faulkner 1963 ( 16-Sep-2011 )
Recovering from 3 surgeries in 13 months. February 2010 right hip revision (replaced in 2001), January 2011 spurs removed from neck, March2011 cervical spine surgery, 8 spacers put in because spine was so mashed I had numbness & pain in arms & hands.

Rick Hoover 1966 ( 10-Sep-2011 )
I'm registering for the reunion

Lois Ann (Wood) Campbell 1966 ( 29-Aug-2011 )
I retired 4 years ago after teaching high school math for 33 years, and I'm currently teaching 2 days a week at Mt.SAC. I'm the mother of six boys ages 29 - 39, and I currently have 3 grandsons and 3 granddaughters.

Karen Kramer 1960 ( 29-Aug-2011 )
Several of us N. Cal "girls" got together Aug 15/16 at Lake Tahoe. Helen Hauck Reidstra generously invited us to share her home. Carolyn Less Dierksen, Shelley Hawkins Couch and spend delightful time together. We are looking for Oct 9/10 repeat.

Steven R Brand 1961 ( 29-Aug-2011 )
Does anyone know what's happening with a reunion for class of '61? I only attended TCHS for two years and moved to San Diego but it would be fun to do something. Anyone know of plans?

Carol Ann (Dodds) Rose 1966 ( 18-Aug-2011 )
Yes, I plan to attend our '66 Reunion!! Right after high school, I moved to Canada to go to college and have lived there ever since. I'm looking SO forward to being at the reunion and seeing you all. Unfortunately my husband won't be able to come.

Steven Matuszak 1976 ( 16-Aug-2011 )

Rick Popovich 1976 ( 15-Aug-2011 )
Found this site on Facebook !

Jacqui (Howard) Bradshaw 1979 ( 9-Aug-2011 )
I live in Tehachapi, Ca with my husband of 32 years I have one son who is 23 years old I did not go to the reunions but would love to hear about my classmates

Judy (French) Driscoll 1966 ( 11-Jul-2011 )
Looking forward to attending the reunion in Oct!

Kay Cecilia Zetlmaier 1966 ( 10-Jul-2011 )
I just retired from 30 years of teaching art in High School!!! Now I can devote full time to my painting and professional art career, my grandchildren and my pooch! LINK

Janis Rae Huggett 1966 ( 7-Jul-2011 )
Looking forward to the Class Reunion. Travelling from my home in Australia to be there.

Judy (Grube) Banegas 1966 ( 30-Jun-2011 )
I'm registering for the reunion!

Janice (Yenglin) Wolff 1961 ( 27-Jun-2011 )
Moved to AZ. in Aug.2010

Rolf Treu 1966 ( 27-Jun-2011 )
Hello all. Hope to see you at the 45th reunion. Check it out at this website. Cheers.

Class of 1966 ( 25-Jun-2011 )
Don't forget our reunion on October 22. Follow the LINK for more information. LINK

Sue Loretta (Elliott) Sandiforth 1966 ( 22-Jun-2011 )
Looking forward to the's been years since we have had one (or at least since I attended the 20th). I live in La Verne, CA and retired after 31 years from the L.A.Co. Assessor's Office over 13 years ago.

James Roger Hahn 1966 ( 21-Jun-2011 )
Hi everyone... Ok, first, let's just stick with Jim. Now living in Las Vegas and married to my very best friend, Elizabeth.I hope everyone is doing very well in these times. Our best to all.

Ray Watters 1962 ( 19-Jun-2011 )
Still continuing with acting after "retiring" seven years ago. Summer is slow and the latest movie, "The Book of Babylon" is still in post-production. TV work slow in summer. Two episodes for Fox and ABC, but that is it for now.

Faye Williams 1967 ( 31-May-2011 )
I am still living in Chesterfield, Missouri. Retired last year after teaching school (mostly 5th grade) for 29 years.

Jeff Moon 1967 ( 30-Apr-2011 )
Alive and well in Irvine,CA... starting a 2nd career in OC real estate after 20 yrs in the residential lending industry.

Bryan Cuthill 1967 ( 19-Apr-2011 )
We live in Fallon, Nevada. We have been marked 40 years. We have 3 children and 9 grandchildren. Getting to run the Eugene Marathon on may 1, 2011.

Linda (Skelley) Kerkow 1961 ( 1-Apr-2011 )
Looking for anyone who is interested in getting together for a 5oth Reunion for the Class of 1961? my best friend of 48yrs. has agreed to open our home to those who are interested? Thinking Sept. 2011. Zip is 92679.

Steve Beech 1961 ( 26-Mar-2011 )
I have been happily retired from the Oregon State Occupational Safety and Health agency since 2001. My wife and I have been married 42 years, and have three children & 3 grand children. My mother is still living and is 92. Hope I inherited those genes.

April (Phillips) Lancaster 1966 ( 12-Mar-2011 )
1966 reunion date has now been fixed at October 22. Stay tuned for a formal announcement.

Jerry Gillette 1961 ( 7-Mar-2011 )
Just looking to see if anyone is thinking about class '61 reunion

Bob Sanderson 1978 ( 8-Feb-2011 )
Chief of Police, Arcadia, CA 32 years at Arcadia Police Department Married to Marie (Cherry) Class of '81 Sons Steve, Class of 2004, Jon, Class of '06 and Tim, Class of 2011

Janell (Marr) Gregson 1960 ( 8-Feb-2011 )
Not much. Will we see you at the pub tomorrow night?

Irene Garcia 1977 ( 26-Jan-2011 )
Looking for my dad Robert L Hunter from temple city,CA he lived there in 1976. Had a girl friend (my mother) cathy garcia any help would be appreciated.

Lowell Arthur Nelson 1963 ( 7-Dec-2010 )
After all these years I finally had an interest to check out my old school. I guess that's because the class of '63's 50 year reunion will be here before you know it. I am now at a stage in life where I am interested to know more about my class!

Carolyn "Sally" (Dixon) Heaverne 1960 ( 23-Sep-2010 )
Living in No. NV on a 60+ acre ranch.Thought I'd retired, but since Cliff's helicopter accident,practicing a little law in CA.Also a NV Arbitrator, so I get to play Judge too. Daughter's family lives across the alfalfa fields on adjoining ranch.

William Divale 1960 ( 23-Sep-2010 )
I am an anthropology professor at the City University of New York (Hard to believe if you remember me in any of my classes). My wife Vicky is Colombian (school teacher). Looking forward to the reunion - never was able to make the past ones.

Bob Hahn 1960 ( 23-Sep-2010 )
doing charity work worldwide. still maintains home in southern california. single with two daughters.

Judy (Springer) Staab 1960 ( 20-Sep-2010 )
Interacting w/50th Reunion Committee members which has been fun, and looking forward to seeing classmates who've committed to coming. Hopefully, more will sign up to come in the next few weeks. That would be perfect! Finally found my year books!

David Mann 1960 ( 14-Sep-2010 )
In February 2010, I retired after 32 years with the federal government. In my last position, I was Director of Physical Sciences at the Army Research Office in Durham, NC. My wife and I will retire-in-place in Cary, NC.

Class of 1960 ( 4-Sep-2010 )
The reunion count is over 80 including guests. It's not too late to reserve!

Patrick Qian 2007 ( 19-Aug-2010 )
Will graduate Stanford '12

Donald Logan Solsby 1960 ( 14-Aug-2010 )
My wife Zoe and I live in Irvine, both still working, 3 children, 4 grandchildren, enjoy golf and travel.

Jim Ells 1957 ( 18-Jun-2010 )
After forty plus years "on the road" playing music, settled in Medford Oregon in 2005. Am teaching and playing music with sporadic studio gigs - Seattle to L.A.

Bob Evans 1960 ( 17-Jun-2010 )
My email address is

Barbara (Sigeti) Burleigh 1960 ( 24-May-2010 )
My hubby and I have lived in Ventura for 7 years and love it here. We have a part time job driving brand new cars. Only work when we want to. Also travel a lot. e-mail:

( 26-Apr-2010 )
Added an article in the Visitor's Journal.

Jo Ellen (Glass) Dobson 1961 ( 16-Mar-2010 )
I am retired, enjoying my grandkids and waiting for the next reunion

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