Class of 1973 Summer 2021 Class Note

Rachel Davenport Dutch 5506 M Street Sacramento, CA 95819 redhed47@juno.com facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1973/ Brenda Cook ’75, ’81G was in touch via email from her home in San Rafael, CA, down the road from me. She has been on the West Coast since 2007, when she lived in Sacramento, working for Sacramento State. Brenda also worked for Dominican…

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Class of 1973 Winter 2021 Class Note

Michael Thurston has been inducted into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame. Mike’s 64-foot shot in the 1969 state championship game won the first gold ball for Caribou High School. After graduation, he became “one of the best (basketball) officials in Maine history.” Robert “Peab” Peabody is the town manager of Bridgton, where he has…

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Class of 1973 Summer 2020 Class Note

Rachel Davenport Dutch I hope 2020 is going well for you all. Steve and I were so happy to welcome our third grandchild, Avery Elizabeth Raymond Burdge, on January 3, a terrific way to start the year. She is the daughter of our middle daughter, Claire, and her husband, Daniel Burdge, of Chelmsford, UK, and…

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Class of 1973 Winter 2020 Class Note

Rachel Davenport Dutch Monty Darryl Vogel sent a news-filled email with details of his very interesting life. He began at Maine as a member of the Class of 1967, but took a detour when academics forced him to answer the “Greetings” letter from the US government, becoming a soldier in the US Army in January…

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Class of 1973 Summer 2019 Class Note

Rachel Davenport Dutch Craig Shinn sent us an update on his very full life since leaving the University of Maine. He, now emeritus professor in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University, Oregon, has been honored with numerous awards that reflect his career. Craig received the school’s Center for Public Service…

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Class of 1973 Fall 2018 Class Notes

Rachel Davenport Dutch 5506 M Street Sacramento, CA  95819 redhed47@juno.com facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1973/   REUNION October 26-28 at Homecoming   I had a nice long email from Dori Hawkes Robinson catching us up on the last 45(!) years.  Right after graduation, John took a job with Johns Manville Corporation and stayed with them throughout his career in…

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Class of 1973 Spring 2018 Class Note

Rachel Davenport Dutch 5506 M Street Sacramento, CA  95819 redhed47@juno.com facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1973/   REUNION October 26-28 at Homecoming   The holidays always bring a few notes from classmates, catching me, and by extension you, up on the exciting things going on in their lives. Linda Murray Murphy sent a nice long email with details of her…

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Class of ’73 Fall 2017 Class Notes

Rachel Davenport Dutch 5506 M Street Sacramento, CA  95819 redhed47@juno.com facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1973/   Greetings from northern California. Barry Hobbins has been named and confirmed unanimously as utility ratepayer advocate for the State of Maine. Barry was a legislator for 26 years, including two years as minority leader and has been in private law practice in Saco.…

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