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1973

Elizabeth Raff Nace
tnace@adelphia.net

Kathie Chwals Milligan received an MFA in painting from the New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture last May. She is teaching, painting, and exhibiting her work. Her younger daughter, Katrina, graduated from NYU last May. Older daughter Sarah is an actress in Los Angeles, and son Matthew is a paralegal in Manhattan. While in LA, Kathie spends time with Marcy Abad Ronka, an actress who is “a guiding light” for Sarah. Visiting Marcy, she says is “just as fun as it was when we were in college.”

Barbara Grugan Frieman is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow surgery at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, PA, the busiest shoulder-and-elbow center in the world. Barbara is also a clinical associate professor for orthopedic surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.

Martha Bennett Warren, husband Steve, and children Katy, Christopher, and Holly have been living in Sarasota, FL, for the past 10 years. Martha has sold residential real estate since 1998.
Steve and Martha are the proud grandparents of a granddaughter.

After working as a reporter and editor for the New York Daily News, Judy Linscott has lived, with husband Ezra Zask, in London, England, and Pittsburgh, PA. Now in Connecticut, Judy is a writer and editor for the Lakeville Journal, an independent weekly covering the northwest part of the state. Daughter Anna ’10 is a Skidmore sophomore. Judy recently spent time with Anne Carter, Marcia Beltzer Levy, and Christine Seltz Dion.

Linda Kulik Fraser and husband Arthur celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary this year. Their daughters both attend Columbia University; Elizabeth is a junior at Barnard and Priscilla is a first-year student at the Graduate School for Architecture. Linda continues to practice law; Arthur’s architecture firm is also in NYC.

Barbara Mintzer Good was promoted to assistant director of nursing at New York’s Dutchess County Health Department, where she has worked for 13 years. Husband Howie, head of the journalism program at SUNY-New Paltz, published his 13th book, Inside the Board Room: Reflections of a Former School Board Member, this year. Son Graham graduated from Tufts in May and is pursuing a master’s in chemical engineering at MIT. Daughter Brittany is a junior at Emerson College, where she studies writing and publishing. Youngest daughter Darla attends high school and is learning to drive. The couple’s oldest son, Gabriel, is a carpenter.

Zoë Vose Morsette had a busy preproduction season on Broadway, building and shopping props for Festen, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and Tarzan the Musical. The 55-foot china silk waterfall in the latter is especially effective. She is currently working on the Scoundrels tour, making a fake ferret. Besides ferrets, her favorite props to sculpt were cudgels for The Woman in White.

Charlene Martha Kellsey is head of acquisitions at the University of Colorado library. She is an empty-nester; son Ken manages a movie theater in Mountain View, CA, and daughter Rebecca is a medical assistant in a doctor’s office in nearby Parker. Awarded tenure in 2005, Charlene spent a sabbatical in England and France doing historical research.

Diane Sogard Dove retired in 2006 after 30 years of civilian service with the Department of the Army. Over the years, she served with the Office of the Inspector General at the Pentagon, worked as a procurement contract specialist, and edited several professional magazines.

Carolynn English Ainsworth and husband George started a discipleship program called “A Year of Your Life” at their church in Fredericksburg, VA. Son John, 28, was married last June; Joy, 25, attends medical school; and Alyson, 23, works at a top equine hospital in Wellington, FL.

Wrey Hompeter and her husband live in her hometown of Woodbury, CT. They have two grown sons, Mark and Matthew. Mark is married and has a daughter, 3, and twin sons, 5 months. Wrey and her husband are busy with baby-sitting duties. Wrey, in her 19th year of teaching, has spent the last eight at the middle-school level—a “very interesting age,” she says.

Eugenia Harper-Jones is a research nurse at the Center for Vaccine Development, working hard on a phase-three clinical trial to develop a vaccine against herpes. She has two daughters; one is a high-school sophomore, and the other is a sophomore at Boston University. “Life goes on—kids keep it fun,” she says.

Timi Carter, Sue Garlock Lesser, Kyle Caparosa, Anne Carter, Lynn Faught, Wendy Phillips Lynch, Susan Owen-Langley, Joanne Rubin, and Diane Stone Kendall, along with reunion co-chairs Cathy Offinger and Terry McKee von der Heydt, met on campus in August to prepare for our 35th reunion, May 29–June 1, 2008. It’s not too late to get involved! E-mail the group at reunion-1973-list@skidmore.edu if you’d like to join the fun. Also be looking for the history questionnaire coming to you soon, and return it with all your updated information for the reunion history.