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Dennis Gustafson OD '87 passed away on July 18, 2019 surrounded by his children and grandchildren.
Students at undergraduate commencement in May 2019
The publication's 2020 college rankings put Pacific among the top in the country overall, as well as for value, veterans, and social mobility.
Jack Reeves
Jack Dean Reeves '63 died of natural causes July 17, 2019, in his home in Woodburn, Ore., with family at his side.
Henry Patterson Adams '67, scion of a pioneer California family, died at home on July 12, 2019 of natural causes.
Duane Kaneshiro
Duane K. Kaneshiro OD '70, passed away June 8, at Kaiser Hospital in Vacaville, Calif.
Dr. Gary Joyce OD '62, died July 2, 2019. He practiced optometry in Lawrence, Kan.
Vision Source, the optometry practice operated by Dallas Wilkinson OD '99, is relocating to a new, bigger building in Hot Springs, S.D.
Robot Scientist's Daughter
Jeannine Hall Gailey, author of The Robot Scientist's Daughter, was featured in a Q&A discussion in Luna Station Quarterly.
Larry and Kathy Wan
Larry and Kathy met in 1977 as freshmen at Pacific University. They had several core classes together, and would often spend time with a group of mutual friends. During their sophomore year, Larry asked Kathy to study for a library skills test that was part of their writing course. They didn’t end up studying at all that evening but that night they began their decades-long relationship. 
Armstrong
Jodi and Adam Armstrong met six years ago as work-study students at Pacific; now they are married.

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