James Howard Durkin 1952 (Obituary)

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James Howard Durkin ’52, O.D. ’53 died March 1, 2012, at the age of 89. Before graduating from Pacific University with a degree in optometry, Durkin spent three years in the Navy. After graduating, Durkin ran a successful optometry practice in San Leandro, Calif., for more than 60 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Coleen, and his son, Dennis. He is survived by his wife of 63 years; his children, Jim, Ann and Katie; and his seven grandchildren. Oakland (Calif.) Tribune