Prayers Appreciated

The following Mt Rainier Class of 1964 classmates could use your encouragement.

Phyllis Skau Savini survived cataract sugery, fell down the stairs and wrenched her back, then after a routine colonoscopy and polyp removal she developed sepsis and had to miss our 55th Reunion! But she's back home and working hard to make our next Committee Meeting on February 3rd!

Janis Bowen Steinfeld also missed our 55th, after undergoing MAJOR dental surgery. Janis recently moved back to Oregon from Arizona.

Sally Worthington Campbell underwent back surgery June 10th and had to miss our 55th.

Connie Schubert Osman--3 days after retiring, her hip gave up. Four months after total left hip replacement, she dislocated and fractured her ankle, resulting in another surgery with 9 screws and a plate, no weight bearing for 10 weeks, and more rehab. But, she made our 55th!

George Breeden's wife, Barbara, had knee replacement surgery in January--but she rallied to attend our 55th.

Ann Eleanor Groves Gladue's husband recently passed.

Leslie Harris Walters' daughter, Kelley, is undergoing chemo cancer treatment. The latests numbers were very good. Ask Les to see pics of her grandson, Gavin, in a wig--and how she got revenge for Highline students destroying our new MRHS lawn.

Jan Hawley Herman recently lost her husband.

Donna Miller McCain is recovering from brain surgery, but she and her husband made the 55th!

Leanne Riley Anderson's health prevents attending our 55th Reunion.

Bruce Bickford passed April 2019.

Lynn "Ed" Rund's wife, Denise, passed from pancreatic cancer in August, 2018.

Don Kelly passed in 2018.

Sally Innes Tomson passed away January 1, 2018 from complications of Marfan Syndrome.

Craig Martinson's son-in-law, Ian, passed in 2018.

Dean Tonseth was diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas.

Karen Jarvi McDaniel moved back to Everett from Texas.

Barbara Griffin Peterson is moving to Germany this year.

Frank Sousa, originally diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, just discovered that he doesn't have it after all!

And, Keith Hunziker, who missed the 50th due to cancer treatment, made our 55th!

My first grandchild, Aubrey Mia Cissell, was born September 29, 2018. Why didn't I do this sooner?! Oh, right, it wasn't my call.

Gorman Frederickson passed July 18, 2017 from cancer of the pancreas, liver, and spleen. Gorman was a career high school teacher who inspired thousands, as you'll see on Facebook. His widow, Faie Louise Fergeson, hopes to make the 55th, and asks that donations be made to 

Rod Claus's wife Jill passed away May 13, 2017. Born Mary Virginia Blackburn in Avon Park, Florida, she is survived by Rod and two sons in the Seattle area. Though Rod now tells me that he may be moving south.

George Brower passed from pancreatic cancer October 26, 2016. Several classmates attended his Celebration of Life.

Vicki Langbehn's husband, Ed, passed in 2016.

Larry Martini started kidney dialysis in August 2016. His energy level has improved dramatically and he’s resumed his normal activities--if you can call anything that Larry does normal.

Betty Clifton passed away June 29, 2016.

Marsha Thompson Flores passed January 25, 2016.  She lived in Port Orchard and had 4 sons.

Bob Pelton was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma. Fortunately, it was caught early, and after chemo and a bone marrow stem cell transplant--it looks like the cancer will be in remission another 5-10 years!

Mike Collins was diagnosed with neuro-endrocine carcinoma shortly after they moved back to Seattle in 2015. Thanks to radiation and statin cocktails, Mike and his wife, classmate Janet Williams Collins, plan to travel again. Mike strongly recommends Plan F Medicare supplemental insurance!

Bradford Weiss passed away June 14, 2015 from pancreatic cancer.

Jayne Salvatore Schlosser is cancer free after two surgeries. She loves to receive your emails,, and hopes to be singing again soon. 

Don Morgan's Celebration of Life was held January 10th, 2015 in the DoubleTree grand ballroom. Over 200 friends and family attended. To see a slide show tribute click on In Memory on the left, then Don's name. Donations to

Michaele Casey Comyns passed on January 27, 2014.

For a complete list of Deceased Classmates, see In Memory in the left column.