Class Notes, Fall 2012

Clark Peters 1965

Clark Peters 1965

 
Clark Peters ’65, MSEd ’70 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Service Award for his years of service to public education in Oregon and his ongoing support of Pacific University’s speech and education programs.

Irv Zemrau 1962

Irv Zemrau 1962

Irv Zemrau ’62, O.D. ’63 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his years as an optometrist, community volunteer and advocate for people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their families.

 

Lynn Meredith 1944

 
Lynn Meredith ’44 posthumously receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his service in World War II and his 32 years protecting presidents in the U.S. Secret Service. He died in 2009 at the age of 84.

P.J. Pitts 2009

P.J. Pitts 2009

 
P.J. Pitts, Pharm.D. ’09 receives the 2012 Pacific University Young Alumni Leadership Award for her work to provide triage and long-term health care in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

General Comments

Jon Dykstra '01

Jon Dykstra '01

Jon Dykstra and wife Lauren welcomed Griffin Wellington Dykstra on Feb. 4, 2015. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 18.3 inches.

Marcia Lusk-Caldwell OD '01

Marcia Lusk-Caldwell OD '01 and Steve Caldwell welcomed daughter Stella Raye on Dec. 30, 2014. She was 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches. They live in Cocoa Beach, Fla., where Marcia practices at Family Vision in Rockledge.

Marlie (Wild) Loomis '03

Marlie (Wild) Loomis '03 and husband Cody welcomed daughter Joyelle Kai on Jan. 28, 2015. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 21.5 inches.

Ryanne Pilgeram '03 & Russ Meeuf '03

Ryanne Pilgeram '03 & Russ Meeuf '03

Ryanne Pilgeram '03 and Russ Meeuf ’03 welcomed daughter Fern Maisie on Dec. 23, 2014. She joins big brothers Alden and Will. 

Kristen (Bowerly) Steele '03, PT '06 & Matt Steele '02

Kristen (Bowerly) Steele ’03, PT ’06 and Matt Steele ’02 welcomed their second daughter, Kaiya Lee, on May 7, 2014. She joins Sierra Nicole, 3. Faculty member Mike Steele and wife Gerianne are grandparents.

Kristi (Bryant) Poe '04, OD '09

Kristi (Bryant) Poe '04, OD '09

Kristi (Bryant) Poe ’04, OD ’09 and her husband Nic Poe welcomed their first child, Oliver Bryant Poe, in 2010 and daughter Evelynn Claire Poe in 2013. They live in Longview, Wash., where Kristi practices optometry with Jeff Tack OD ’91 and Terry Tack ‘68, OD ’70. She joined the Longview Eye and Vision practice in 2010 after completing her residency at the veterans hospital in Walla Walla, Wash.

Michelle (Walker) Viss '05

Michelle (Walker) Viss '05

Michelle (Walker) Viss and her husband Michael welcomed daughter Mikaela Irene Viss on March 26, 2015. She weighed 5 pounds, 5 ounces.