Bothell, Wash., March 2, 2011, at 77, of cancer.
He taught in Shoreline schools for a decade
and then went to work for World Cavalcade
Travel Films. A professional actor, his career
included roles off-Broadway, on network TV,
in feature films and in local television commercials and theater. He also worked as narrator for two musical groups. Survivors include
a sister and a brother.
John Quincy “J.Q.” Johnson III, MA ’77 (
political science), of Eugene, Ore., July 7, at 61, of
cancer of the appendix. He ran the Stanford
LOTS computer system and also worked in
the computer center. An administrator in
information technology at the U. of Oregon
for 25 years, he was the director of scholarly
communications and instructional support at
the university libraries. Survivors: his wife of
28 years, Jennifer Freyd, PhD ’83; and his
children, Theodore, ’07, Philip and Sasha
Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Davis, Gr. ’88 (English), of
San Francisco, June 2, at 50, from a complication of diabetes treatment. She was a technical
writer at several high-tech start-ups and at
PeopleSoft, where she was manager of publications. Passionate about music, she loved a
range of styles and artists from Wagner to the
Grateful Dead to Ella Fitzgerald. She enjoyed
cooking and was a member and contributor to
Chowhound. Survivors: her husband of 22
years, Laurence Levin; her children, Rachel and
Zoe; her parents, Constance Anne Russell and
Flavius; two sisters; and a brother.
William “Bill” Biddick Jr., JD ’ 47, of Stock-
ton, Calif., July 3, at 92. He served in the
Navy during World War II. After completing
law school, he worked as a deputy district
attorney before being elected as a represen-
tative for the 12th Assembly district. In 1960
he was elected to the bench and served as a
superior court judge in San Joaquin County
for two decades. He enjoyed playing tennis
and traveling with his wife, and he was a
longtime member of the Central United Meth-
odist Church in Stockton. He was prede-
ceased by his wife, Dorothy. Survivors: his
children, Joan Aberg, Tom, John, Barbara
Breashears and Carolyn; nine grandchildren;
and five great-grandchildren.
William C. Wunsch, JD ’ 49, of San Rafael, Calif.,
April 12, at 86. He earned his undergraduate
degree from New Mexico State U. As an attor-
ney he successfully represented the Yurok Tribe
in the Jesse Short case. He was cultured, gen-
erous and loving.
Frank Richard Lucas, JD ’ 60, of Fairfield, Calif.,
June 26, at 78. He served in the Army. He
began his legal career as a deputy attorney
general before moving to Fairfield and enter-
ing a partnership with Burt Goodman and Wil-
liam H. Herbert. He had recently retired, con-
cluding his law practice with his son and
Kendall Hillman. He was a past president and
director of the Solano County Bar Association
and served 16 years as a member of the Sola-
no Community College Board of Trustees. He
enjoyed traveling, reading, crossword puzzles,
cribbage and a good martini. Survivors: his
wife, Phyllis (Johnson, Gr. ’ 59); his children,
Jennifer Lucas Young, Sarah and Matthew, ’87;
and eight grandchildren.
72 september/october 2012
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Stuart Burden, ’84, san Francisco
Ashwin Adarkar, ’86, ms ’87, mbA ’92,
Vice President for Alumni Affairs and
President, Stanford Alumni Association
Howard E. Wolf, ’80, stanford
Subhan Ali, ms ’09, phD ’ 14, stanford
Jenny Allen, JD ’07, Irvine, calif.
Chuck Armstrong, JD ’ 67, seattle
Christopher Arriola, ’92, san Jose
Carol Benz, ’85, san Francisco
Greg Boardman, stanford
Marisa Brutoco-SaintMeyer, ’00, JD ’04,
DeAngela Burns-Wallace, ’96, columbia, mo.
Edith Ngan Chan, ’87, Hong Kong
Karletta Chief, ’98, ms ’00, tucson, Ariz.
Markita Cooper, ’79, oviedo, Fla.
Deborah DeCotis, mbA ’78, New York
Steven Greitzer, ’ 13, stanford
Mary Himinkool Grove, ’04, mA ’04,
Wallace Hawley, ’ 60, Atherton
Robert Hellman Jr., ’82, Atherton
John L. Hennessy, stanford
Andrew Howard, ’98, Los Angeles
Carolee Nance Kolve, ’ 67, palm Desert, calif.
Hilary Lieberman Link, ’91, New York
Bruce W. McCaul, ms ’ 63, phD ’ 69, palo Alto
Ruthanne Mefford, ’77, sugar Land, texas
Paul Ormond, ’ 71, mbA ’ 73, toledo, ohio
Reiko Osaki, ’00, san Francisco
Quan Luong Phung, ’92, Los Angeles
Kelley Price, ’72, medina, Wash.
Vicky Rogers, ’83, san marino, calif.
Jennifer Chavez Rubio, ’95, Alexandria, Va.
Ole Jens Rummel, ’89, London
Matthew Schwieger, ’07, New York
Jon Streeter, ’78, berkeley
Lindsay Arnold Sugden, ’02, mbA ’ 10,
Jeff Wachtel, ’79, stanford
Jake Young Jr., ’78, mill Valley, calif.
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