Category Archives: Classmate News

Ted Nash

Congratz Ted Nash B your 2 Grammys. Large Jazz Ensemble Album and Best Instrumental Composition.mi0004100224

Roy Leake

From David C. Nichols. Celebrating and Remembering Roy Leake Jr Service Reminder

First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, 1760 N. Gower St., Hollywood, CA 90028. Saturday, July 30, 2 p.m. The YAs have launched a scholarship fund in his name — check the YAs Reunion page on FB, the official website and/or this page for details and further info, since his parents have asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to that fund. Cathy Woo (on the YAs side), Kevin McMahon (in the MTG corner) and Roy’s sister, LuAnn Malcolm are collating pictures for the slideshow, and David Engel and I are trying to locate as many Internet-format/platform audio/video clips of Roy in performance — YAs, MTG, “No Minimum,” “The Importance of Being Earnest,” etc., to burn on to one or two CDS for play at the post-service reception. Please disseminate these service details to any and all who knew, worked with and/or loved Roy, and scour your vaults, thank you. Will alert more as there’s more to alert about. Prayers continue unceasing for David Varnado, LuAnn, Roy Sr. and Carol and their family and all of the extended Tribe. Clouds of Love, L’chaim, love ALL ways, namaste.
❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ Re-posting information for the YAs’ Roy Leake Jr Scholarship Fund, to which his family has requested donations in lieu of flowers, link is below, the snail mail info for checks follows this. Clouds of Love. ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤

Checks should be made out to:
The Young Americans
Roy Leake, Jr. Scholarship Fund (in the memo part of check)

And mailed to:
1132 Olympic Drive
Corona CA 92881

All donations are tax deductible, for those who itemize deductions. Federal Tax ID: 33-0488250

Roy Leake. June 22, 1959 – July 17, 2016

From Deborah Van Ells: Roy suffered from sleep apnea. On Saturday, July 9, early morning, he stopped breathing. His partner called the paramedics, but even with their help, and the hospital’s, Roy’s brain was deprived of oxygen for too long. At the advice of the medical staff, yesterday, July 17, Roy’s family removed his breathing tube and let nature/God take over. Roy passed away just a few hours later. His family was with him, and dozens and dozens of friends came from across town and across the country to say their goodbyes to this extraordinary, talented, funny, smart, generous, man, who was such a delightful combination of sentimental and scathing.

Ted Nash @ CSUN. Sunday March 16, 2014.

Ted Nash will be performing with Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

Ted in the video @ 2:43

Classmates and teachers no longer with us.

1) Leah Bernard
2) Jimmy Wayne Brannum, 1/5/2008
3) Robert Carr
4) Rand Feinstein, 7/22/2007
5) Eric T. Freeman, 10/27/2007
6) Michel Gauthier
7) Alex Gomez
8) Elmon Ham
9) Marianne Hubbard, 1996
10) John Lammerding
11) Kenneth Leeb
12) Eric Lewis
13) Hoolan Libby
14) Mary Ann McGinnis, 2000
15) Keva Munday
16) Brian Odrezin
17) Richard Parlett
18) Helene Shifren
19) Fabian Slick
20) Gregory Smith
21) Jeffrey Smith
22) Eric Zucker, 3/24/2008
23) Sally Zuravin, 1/5/2007
24) Kimberley Lewis, 12/29/2001
25) Greg Klinker, July 7, 2009
26) Mimi Zyla, May 1, 2009
27) Dana Marshall, 2011
28) Reuben Aldapa, 2012
29) Mrs. Barlow, 2010
30) Coach Schaeffer, 2013
31) Mr. Gagliardi, 2013
33) Craig Evans, 2011
34) Eric Bjerke, 2010
35) Mr.Cole
36) Roy Leake, 2016

Updated 10.17.13


In Loving Memory of
December 20, 1958 to August 23, 2013


Wednesday, August 28th from 5:00-7:30
Bryan Baker Funeral Home
1850 West Texas Street
Fairfield, CA  94533

Thursday, August 29th at 3:00 PM
Greek Orthodox Church, Saints Constantine and Helen
1224 Alabama Street
Vallejo, CA  94590

Thursday, August 29th
Immediately following the Memorial Service
The Plough Residence
100 Siebe Street
Fairfield, CA  94534
 In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Greek Orthodox Church, Saints Constantine and Helen.

Coach Joel Schaeffer passed away.

Thank you Coach Schaeffer for your support of all Regents.
In 10th grade, you helped us with our half marathon fund raiser for our cross country teams.
The class of 1977 enjoyed your presence at our 35th reunion last summer. I liked the story of when you beat the evil empire, Taft (booooo).
Many thanks and thoughts to the Schaeffer family for sharing a wonderful man.


Reuben Aldapa

Reuben Aldapa passed away November 11, 2012. He is survived by two sons, family, and many friends. Reuben was the captain of the Bee football team. He was also a shot putter on the track team. Click on photo to enlarge.

35th Reunion Menu

Our 35th reunion is an excellent deal.
$40 includes lunch, tax, tip, parking, program, and admission to
the Finish Line. Admission to Hollywood Park and the Finish Line alone is $20. We had our 50th party at Hollywood Park, the food and service were excellent.
Betting is not required. You can just hang out, watch races, and chat with friends.

Ted Nash @ Vitello’s 4.6.12

Tyson, Sellers, Graf, Nash, Lagerwall, Horie

Mollner, Sellers, Rowitz, Tyson, Lagerwall, Bunzel

Ted Nash Quartet with guest-dad Dick Nash on trombone