Class Notes, Fall 2011

Several mini profiles followed by class notes listings.

Darlene Larson 1991

Darlene Larson 1991

Darlene Larson PT ’91 resides in Florida where she practices physical therapy at Smith Skilled Nursing Facility, the in-patient center at a local hospital and patients’ homes. She has not been on campus since graduating, but plans on returning this fall for Reunion.

Marji Burniston 2001

Marji Burniston 2001

Major Marji Burniston ’98, O.T. ’01, currently stationed in Las Vegas, returned to service in the U.S. Army as an occupational therapist in January 2006 after graduating from Pacific’s School of Occupational Therapy in 2001. In 2011, she was promoted to Major and received the Iron Major Award, which recognizes the top 10 percent of the Army Medical Specialist Corps for exceptional contributions and displayed leadership. Before moving to Afghanistan next summer, she will attend Reunion this fall.

Rodney Helm ’69, O.D. 1971

Rodney Helm ’69, O.D. 1971

Rodney Helm 69, O.D. 71 lives with his wife, Vickie ’71, in Park Rapids, Minn., where he practices optometry in his clinic with Murray Westberg O.D. ’05 and Jenni Keller O.D. ’11. Helm started biking in Forest Grove while attending Pacific and biked 64 miles on his birthday in the summer of 2011, continuing his annual tradition of biking his new age on every birthday.

General Comments

David Perez

David Perez married Katie Noble on Aug. 10, 2013.

Laura Tillman

Laura Tillman married Brian Henley in June 2013.

Kamu Dunahoe

Kamu Dunahoe and Janet Domingo welcomed son Ka’ihe Jax Domingo Dunahoe on July 16, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds, 5.2 ounces and measured 19.75 inches long.

Josie Vu

Josie Vu married Jared Lewis on Sept. 21, 2013, in St. Helena, Calif.

Alison (Buccat) Kawazoe

Alison (Buccat) Kawazoe and Braden Kawazoe ’06 welcomed daughter Addison Fern Kawazoe on Sept. 16, 2013. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 21 inches.

Kris McAllister PA

Kris McAllister PA works for the Lake County Medical Clinic in Lakeview, Ore.

Andretta Schellinger

Andretta Schellinger recently wrote a book, From Knights to Skulls: The Cultural Evolution of Nose Artwork, published by her historical research business, Schellinger Research.