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Matthew B. Miller died June 21, 2022, at age 41, in his home in Alameda, Calif.
Dr. Janet Eileen Copeland died Oct. 24, 2019, at age 73.
Sharon Snyder of Sacramento, Calif., died on Oct. 16, 2021, at age 70.
Larry Pope ’61 died Sept. 3, 2020, at age 81.
Joy Lathrop ’63 died Nov. 23, 2022, at age 80. 
John Laughton ’54 died Nov. 17, 2022, at age 93.
Mario Geraci ’54 died May 30, 2022, at age 98.
Dolores Holzgang ’54 died Sept. 23, 2021, at age 89.
Pinocchio shot
In a remarkable convergence of talent, passion and academic backgrounds, seven Pacific alumni  were among the scores of people who helped make the acclaimed stop-motion film in Portland. The film took about three years to create and was released Dec. 9. It’s gotten rave reviews and will receive Oscar consideration.
Rosalie Goode '15
Rosalie Goode ’15 became a dental hygienist through Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene. Now, thanks to a statewide pilot program at Pacific, she has become the first licensed member of a new cohort of mid-level dental provider in Oregon.