This page was inspired by an electronic newsletter that Susan Curran 72 sends out every three months to her classmates in the seventies. It's a great way to find out what has been happening to your friends. With her permission, we have adapted her wonderful concept on this page.

Let us know what is happening in your life. Do you have an animal tale, a wedding, a new grandchild or something to brag about that you would like to share? That's part of the fun. Come on, be creative!! Share your life with us. Contact us today.

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Loveland Sculpture Invitational

Join Tim Gifford 76, of Tim Gifford Bronze, at the Loveland Sculpture Invitational on August 12-14, 2011. In a spectacular setting at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, art lovers and collectors from around the country come together to enjoy and purchase the work of premiere artists in the largest gathering of sculptors in the country.

Enjoy the diversity of artists as over 250 foremost sculptors display thousands of works of art. From miniatures to monuments, the artists work in bronze, stone, metal, glass, mixed media etc. to create sculpture in all its form. There is something for everyone including art, music, the emerging artist tent, auctions & a food court for your enjoyment.


Doug 68, Keith 71 and Kathryn 73 Spangle lost their father, Paul Spangle, on July 6, 2011. Paul worked in parks around the country and also worked overseas In Jordan, Turkey and Chile developing and planning National Parks in those countries.

Full Obituary: Santa Fe New Mexican
Notification provided by: Ankara Alumni Network

Jacquelyn Jane Jackson Buettell


Vicki Buettell 61 lost her mother, Jacquelyn, on June 24, 2011. She had 3 children, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

She taught English at Georgetown University in Ankara and loved every minute in Ankara. According to Vicki, "I think it was absolutely her favorite out of all my dad's duty stations."

She is buried at Fort Logan Cemetery with my father. My dad's headstone reads "An Aviation Enthusiast". My mother's reads "Loved An Aviation Enthusiast".

Lt. Colonel (RET) Edgar Rugenstein, father of Debbie Rugenstein 78 and Tyge Rugenstein 79, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. He shot an 88 on the golf course on Monday and died of a massive heart attack a little over 24 hours later. Ed would say, "That is a perfect end to a perfect life."

Visit Ed's memorial website at and leave a comment or story of remembrance.

Lt. Colonel (RET) John Davis, father of Tim Davis 65 and Jill Davis 68 passed away on June 19, 2011. In November 1940, John earned his pilot's wings in the U.S. Army Air Force at Randolph Field in San Antonio, Texas. After his last major duty assignment in Ankara, Turkey, he retired in 1968.

He died at the age of 92, one week before his 69th wedding anniversary to his beloved wife, Bea.

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Notification provided by: Ankara Alumni Network