SAN DIEGO WEST COAST REUNION - May 14 to 17, 2006
By David Carruth
The Sunday night reception was exceptional because everyone had a chance to circulate and the food was superb. One highlight was Tom Woods and his mid’n hat. When he threw his hat up on graduation he had written a message on it and lo and behold the hat finally came back just before the reunion. Take a look at the reunion pictures here on the home page.
was a full day with the MIDWAY and the harbor cruise. About 25 of us decided not to visit the
MIDWAY, my reason for not going was because, while I recognize the importance
of such museums, these ships, particularly the aircraft carriers, make me very
sad because they are not “alive” the way I remember them. The folks who went were very positive in their
reception that evening at the University Club provided a wonderful view of the
city since it seems to be the
City Tour brought back a lot of memories, particularly Coronado and Balboa Park
so much so that we would really have liked to stay over a couple of days to
spend time in both places. We spent a
lot of time in the park when Betty was carrying Steve and he was born in the
The reception and dinner dance met our expectations. The band played “our music” and from observation those who wished to get on the dance floor were having a good time. Anyone who says people in their 80s move slowly should have been there to watch. These groups of classmates defy the tag of “old”. Aren’t we lucky!!?
While each member of the reunion committee gave all the credit to Rhona we all recognize that the execution of an evolution of this complexity takes a strong, organized leader but also requires a group of motivated helpers to make it a go. To the whole committee, WELL DONE!!!!!!!!!!