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Misty A. Triplett MAT ’18 died June 16, 2018, at age 40. She battled cancer for three years before passing away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones.
Tiffany E. Dillard PA ’08 died Apr. 30, 2018, at age 44. After graduating from Boston University (Mass.), she worked in the film industry as an associate producer for several years before finding her passions in medicine and patient care.
Clare Midson OD ’01 died in Aug. 2018, at the age of 49.
Denise A. Dalziel ’92 died Mar. 29, 2018, at age 48.
Paul B. Ranslow ’71 died Apr. 9, 2018, at age 70, after battling cancer. He served at Pacific as the director of admissions for a number of years.
William Novotny ’71, OD ’72 died Nov. 19, 2017, at age 70. He earned his optometry degree from Pacific and opened the first full-time optometric practice in Buffalo, Wyo., in 1972.
John Rulhman MA ’68 died Aug. 9, 2018, at age 77. After graduating from Western Baptist College in Salem, Ore., he attended Pacific and received a master’s degree in sociology.
John Lounsbury ’66, OD ’67 died Oct. 24, 2016, at age 75.
Violet (Shrock) Aandres ’65 died Mar. 27, 2016, at age 72.
Norma J. Oyler ’64 died Mar. 10, 2018, at age 75. She received her bachelor’s degree in English at Pacific and moved on to complete a master’s degree at the University of Oregon.