Class Notes - 1960s


List of 4 news stories.

  • 1969

    Louise Woods Eaton
    Hello to all. I am much the same, finally quit teaching (free, free, free at last!) and took a wonderful trip to Kenya and Tanzania in January. Not enough time to read all the books in the world, but I am still trying. Visit if you are anywhere near Kentucky. My door is always open and the guest room is ready.
  • 1969

    Katherine Edmunds Gallagher
    Class Note: Looking forward to our reunion since I missed the last one! Lots of news here ... Although it wasn't chilly in hell and no pigs were airborne, I got married in December! Lucky guy or so he claims is Matt LaMotte, St Paul's School, '69. He teaches history at an independent school in Middleburg, Va so it is something of a commuter marriage but all goes well. We had a great trip to Chile in 2017 and look forward to more travels in the event that we live long enough to retire (I work for UMMS health care system here on the Shore - now in my 6th year). My daughter Grace, 25 is living in Baltimore pursuing interior design and her sister Elaine (formerly Faith -- recent name change) graduated from Washington College in 2018 and is working fulltime at Easton's excellent art museum. I see a fair amount of Leighton and her daughter Lee, who lives here in Easton and is not only my lawyer but helped Elaine get through college as a frequent babysitter. Survived another major surgery at UMMC in early June and am grateful to be upright and mobile.
  • 1969

    Bridget Murnaghan
    I am still teaching in the Classical Studies department at Penn, with no immediate plans to retire. This spring I published several books I had been working on for a long time, including a translation of Euripides' Medea and a co-authored book on Classics and Childhood, which has a discussion of Edith Hamilton's Mythology -- still one of the first points of contact with the ancient world for many people. Both of my children, now in their mid-20's, are back living at home as they figure out what comes next. My daughter Jane plans to get a PhD in Ancient Near Eastern studies; my son George is less sure what he will do, but it is not likely to be anything quite so academic.
  • 1969

    Patricia Beatley-Patterson
    I am retired and my husband, Rodney, a freelance videophotographer, is winding down his client list and plans to retire in the next two years. Then, we are seriously considering moving to California. Our daughter Jaina will be a senior this fall at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Her major is philosophy with dual minors in economics and art. I have been encouraging her to go to law school, but I think that is a losing cause!

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