News, Media and Stories

Kari O'Driscoll '93 recently published her first book, "One Teenager at a Time: Developing Self-Awareness & Critical Thinking in Adolescence." 
Terry Trevillyan '61, OD '63 passed away at age 85 on Oct. 14, 2019. Trevillyan was in the Army from 1954-1956, and stationed in England as a High Speed Radio Operator. Terry then attended University of South Dakota, before heading west to Pacific University Optometry School where he received a doctorate in optometry in 1963.
William Crawford (Bill) '42 passed away on Sept. 4, 2019 at the age of 99. Bill was a member of Phi Beta Tau and played football for Pacific during his time here.
Clara Howell '17 has joined the Lake Oswego Review as a reporter.
Haley Menge
Haley Menge '13 celebrated her eye clinic's fifth year of operations. She opened Hi-Line Eye Care's doors in 2014, and since has provided many with treatment and education about their eye health. 
Nathan Lighthizer OD '09 will present at the North Carolina Optometric Society's Fall Congress.
Steve '64 and Inez Griffels '66 celebrated their 55th anniversary.
Christina Garcia PharmD '13 opened her independent pharmacy chain called TIN Rx Pharmacy in San Francisco, Calif.
Wallace Henry Ruch Jr. '57, OD '58 passed away on Oct. 1, 2019 at age 90. While practicing optometry for forty years, Wallace and his wife Catherine raised three sons and three daughters and were very active in their community.
Margaret Cooper '51 passed away at home in University Place, WA on Sept. 27, 2019 at the age of 90. During her time at Pacific, Margaret was a member of the Madrigal Singers and the Philo Trio and her love of music carried on throughout her life.