Born March 23rd, 1947 at Queen of Angels in Los Angeles, California, Clare was the daughter of the Honorable Harold F. Collins and Julia M. O'Neill. She received her bachelors in English from Mount Saint Mary's in 1969 and her Masters in Education from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Clare is survived by her husband, (former TCHS teacher and coach) Dennis Marquardt, their four children – Katherine Marquardt, Michael Marquardt, Martin (Mary) Marquardt, and Andrew (Karen Shi) Marquardt; 3 grandchildren – Calvin, Camille, and Kennan Marquardt; her brother, Charles (Sharon) Collins, sisters-in law, Otilia Collins and Jan Marquardt, nine nieces and nephews, and twelve grandnieces and grandnephews.
The girls rocked it this season with an incredible UNDEFEATED League Season!!
—Ted Hamrock, 1/14/2020
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Her son Dean Carlson asks, "Please send a brief note to her through my email. How she made a difference in your life I would like to see just how many people's lives she touched through the years , I'd like to share with her this info while she can still comprehend the magnitude, impact she had on all you. I believe some 8000 students over 28 years went thru her classes. In advance I would like to thank you. This will be nice to hear how she touched all your lives!!!!"
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Update: It would appear not too many people discovered this article before the actual date of interest. If you're a late arrival, I'm sure Mr. Carlson would still like to hear from you. —RC
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The Longden team of John and Randy Laur, Mark Pocino, and Bill Gorisek were the victors. Other participants were Rich Borger, Ron Fazzi, Joe Terry, Gary Langdale, Roger Gould, Gary Skelley, Corky Fontana, Dick Swan, and Rocky Curtiss. We hope more will join us next year. (Click the image for a larger version.)
We will leave it to your discerning eyes to match the names with the faces after 46 years. After we've had our way with you we hope to reveal the truth.
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