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Douglas B. “Buzz” Bradshaw, ’ 33 (
economics), of Ketchum, Idaho, November 7, at 101.
He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta and
the gymnastics team. He joined his father and
brother in a honey-producing company, where
he created “ 3 Bears” and “Spun Honey”
brands. Later he and his sons ran Bradshaw
Inc., a major food brokerage firm, as well as
several other beverage, food and housewares
businesses. He was a life member of the
Masonic Lodge and a longtime member of St.
Thomas Episcopal Church, and he received the
National Conference of Christians and Jews
Humanitarian Award. Survivors: his wife of 77
years, Myrle; his children, Doug and Ben;
seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren;
and six step-great-grandchildren.
Christopher Hughes Armistead Grady, ’ 38
(economics), of Aliso Viejo, Calif., October 1,
at 94. He was a member of Chi Psi. He served
in the Navy during World War II and later
built a family business, Brooks Products Inc.,
with his brother-in-law Frank Brooks, ’ 46. He
had been president of the Valley Hunt Club
in Pasadena, Calif., and he enjoyed tennis,
bridge, dominoes, skiing and travel. He was
predeceased by his wife, Virginia “Ginny”
(Brooks, ’ 38). Survivors: his children, Christopher, Kathryn and Jayne; eight grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
Bethany Todd Holcombe, ’ 38 (sociology), of
Annapolis, Md., September 27, at 94, of natural
causes. She taught for several years and then
became involved in community service and
raised her family. She tutored in reading and
was active in the League of Women Voters,
her church and garden club. She enjoyed
whitewater canoeing and kayaking with her
husband and children. Survivors: her husband
of 68 years, Richard; her children, Louise Morris, Norman and Jim; 12 grandchildren; and 11
Arthur Achille “Bud” Milligan, ’ 38 (political
science), of Santa Barbara, Calif., November 3,
at 94. He served in the Navy during World
War II. He followed his grandfather into the
banking business by joining Bank of A. Levy,
where he worked for his entire career. He
served as the president of the American Bank-ers Association and on President Jimmy Carter’s Inflation Task Force. An active Stanford
volunteer, he received a Stanford Associates’
30-year service pin and the Gold Spike award.
He enjoyed golf, visits to Lake Tahoe and Carmel and spending time with his granddaughters. He was predeceased by his wife, Jeanne
(Welch, ’ 39). Survivors: his children, Michael,
’66, JD ’ 72, and Marshall, MBA ’76; and three
granddaughters, including Kimberly, ’91, and
Claire, ’06, MA ’06.
Kathryn Marie Caine Wanlass, ’ 38 (English),
of Logan, Utah, September 30, at 95. She was
dedicated to raising her children and after
her husband’s death became a philanthropist,
supporting projects including the performance hall at Utah State and the refurbish-ment of the Ellen Eccles Theatre. She was
predeceased by her husband, Ralph, and is
survived by her three children, including
George, ’ 69.
Herbert C. “Sox” Schulze, ’ 39 (general engineering), of Reno, Nev., October 26, at 94. He
served in the Army during World War II and
later practiced intellectual property law in California and Nevada into his 90s. Survivors: his
children, Nannette Schulze Stringer, JD ’78, and
Herbert; five grandchildren, including David
Stringer, ’08; and four great-grandchildren.
Claudine Taylor Sherman Mack, ’ 41 (sociology),
of Los Altos and Mountain View, October 24, at
90. She had been a substitute teacher and a
real estate agent. She played bridge and golf
and enjoyed gardening, world travel and sitting
on the deck of her beach house in Capitola,
Calif. She was predeceased by her husband,
John. Survivors: her children, Roger, Marilyn,
Russell and Gary; nine grandchildren; and four
Jean Allen Skiff, ’ 42 (history), of Hilton Head,
S.C., October 17, at 89, of pancreatic cancer.
She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
She lived for a time in Los Gatos, Calif., where
she helped found the Service League of San
Jose (later a Junior League), as well as Con-
necticut and finally Hilton Head. She visited six
continents and was a member of All Saints
Episcopal Church, several Republican organiza-
tions and bridge and book clubs. She was pre-
deceased by her husband, Mason, ’ 41, and a
grandson. Survivors: her children, Cynthia
Shealor and Deborah Cobb; three grandchil-
dren; and four great-grandchildren.
John Farwell “Jeff” Howe, ’ 45 (economics),
of New London, N.H., October 24, at 88, after
a stroke. He was a member of Alpha Delta
Phi. He served in the Army Air Corps during
World War II. He spent his entire career at
S.D. Warren paper company, where he served
as vice president and director of the sales
training program. He had also been president
of the trustees for the Forsyth Institute. He
enjoyed travel, rowing, tennis and tai chi. He
was predeceased by his wife of 45 years,
Kiffy. Survivors: his children, John III, Peter
and Mary; his stepchildren, Anthony, James
and Peter Whittemore; 18 grandchildren; two
sisters; and two step-siblings.
Suzanne Hepperle Peterson, ’ 45 (English),
of Carmel by the Sea, Calif., October 31, 2010,
at 87, due to complications from a series of
strokes. She was a member of Kappa Alpha
Theta and the Daily staff. She and her husband
raised their sons in San Mateo. She later moved
to Carmel, where she enjoyed many friendships
and was an active member of the Carmel Foun-
dation. She was predeceased by her husband,
Gordon. Survivors: her children, Thomas, ’ 70,
and James; and six grandchildren.
Patricia Ann “Pat” Thompson Daulph, ’ 46
(sociology), of Omak, Wash., December 9,
2010, at 87. She worked for Girl Scouts in
Seattle and for her father’s medical practice
before opening a men’s clothing shop in
Omak. She enjoyed spending summers at the
family cabin near the Canadian border and
was involved in AAUW, the Catholic Church
and a local dinner dancing club. She loved
the performing arts and attended many
shows with family and friends. She was pre-
deceased by her husband of 52 years, Bill,
and her son, Michael. Survivors include her
daughter, Judie Daulph Sakala.
Homer Clair “Buzz” Hamlin Jr., ’ 46, of Menlo
Park, March 9, 2011, at 88. He was a member
of Kappa Sigma and the football team. He
left Stanford to serve in the Air Force in
World War II and was awarded the Air Medal
with two Oak Leaf Clusters. He finished his
undergraduate degree at UC-Berkeley, where
he also played on the football team. He
enjoyed a long career at Fiberboard Paper
Products. He loved to golf and skied past his
80th birthday. He was predeceased by his
wife of 64 years, Janet, and his daughter
Wendy Schreiner. Survivors: his children,
Christine and Jonathan; five grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
Jacqueline Jane “Jackie” Vaughan Lloyd, ’ 47
(political science), of Granite Bay, Calif., June
17, at 84, of pulmonary fibrosis. She worked
for Standard Oil until getting married and later
was co-owner of Lloyd’s Public Relations in
West Covina, Calif. She enjoyed travel and
spending time with friends. Survivors: her hus-
band of 63 years, Jim, ’ 58; her son, Brian; two
grandchildren; and a sister, Sharon “Sherry”
Vaughan Williams, ’ 60.
William Dennis Heekin, ’ 48 (political sci-
ence), JD ’ 50, of Sacramento, July 28, at 88.
He served in the Navy during World War II.
He worked as a Sacramento County public
defender and district attorney before open-
ing his own law practice specializing in work-
er’s compensation. He enjoyed travel and
retired to Arizona. Survivors: his wife, Patt;
his children, Patricia, Margo, Bill Jr., Andy and
Tim; three grandchildren; and a sister.
Theodore Knox Strong, ’ 48 (physical science),
MBA ’ 50, of Los Altos Hills, October 3, at 87,
of a heart attack. He was a member of Sigma
Nu/Beta Chi. He served in the Army during
World War II and later joined McKinsey & Co.
In 1960 he formed his own management con-
sulting firm, Strong Wishart & Associates,
where he worked for 25 years until retiring. He
enjoyed skiing and bridge, and he was a Stan-
ford football season ticket holder for 50 years.
Survivors: his wife, Jeanne (Waters, ’ 47); his
children, David and Donald; four granddaugh-
ters; and a sister.
Martin Madison “Marty” Cooper, ’ 49 (eco-
nomics), of Kona, Hawaii, September 25, at 85.
He was a member of Kappa Sigma. His studies
at Stanford were interrupted by service in
World War II; after finishing school he built
Cooper’s Cedar Mill and the Tree House Motor
Inn in Mount Shasta, Calif., and also owned
Siskiyou Cedar. He chaired the Mount Shasta
Community Hospital board of directors, and
after moving to Hawaii he and his wife began
commercial cultivation of the vanilla orchid.
He was predeceased by his former wife, Jane
(Allen, ’ 50). Survivors: his wife, Jeanne; his
children, Tina, ’ 73, David, ’76, and Christopher;