News, Media and Stories | Class Of 1949

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Check out what’s on our reading list right now, or dig into the titles you may have missed at the Alumni Association’s Goodreads page.
Bernard Brown
From 1941 to 1945, Bernard Brown '49, OD '50 wrote 246 letters from the front lines of World War II to Selma, the woman who would become his wife. Now, those letters are a new book, Dear Selma: A World War II Love Letter Romance, compiled by Brown and his daughter.
In Memoriam: William "Bill" Studdiford ‘49
In Memoriam: Juanita (Shinn) Klusman '49
In Memoriam: Jesse Miller OD '49
In Memoriam: Roberta Pullen '49
Nora 'Nadine' Stanhope '49, passed away in La Grande, Ore., on June 24 at the age of 93.
Ora Faye (Wilson) Thogerson ’49 died Dec. 8, 2018, at age 97, surrounded by her children.
Dr. Bernard Brown Pictured Smiling
After Bernard Brown '49, OD '50 earned a Purple Heart and his way home from the European Theater in World War II, he pursued a lifelong career in optometry with a degree from Pacific University. Now, he's helping other veterans follow him into the profession.
Lorraine (Mortensen) Federman ’49 died July 14, 2018, at age 89.