1970s




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1971

Leonard Crellin ’71 (FAA) writes, “I was part of an eight-person juried show called ‘Portfolio Showcase 2010’ at the Image City Photo Gallery in Rochester. Each exhibitor showed eight photos from Aug. 11 to Sept. 5. All winners received a book of all show pieces and a $250 gift certificate from Lumiere Photo on Monroe Avenue.”

1974

Deborah Baker ’74 (FAA) serves on the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America and was recently elected vice president.

Meyer Weiss ’74 (GAP) accepted a position at Gould Paper Corporation in New York City as senior vice president of specialty papers and material. Previously, Meyer was employed at InteliCoat Technologies as vice president of digital imaging. Harry E. Gould Jr., president of Gould Paper Corp., announced the establishment of this new division that will focus on specialty papers and materials. Weiss, a Pittsburgh, Pa., native, currently resides in Longmeadow, Mass.

Jeffrey Stalzer ’74 (KGCOE) retired after a 38-year career in the intelligence field, starting with his RIT co-op at the CIA. Jeff worked for Raytheon Company (and its predecessors, including HRB Singer and E-Systems) for the last 32 years. Jeff is enjoying his retirement and resides in State College, Pa.

1975

Emma Joan Morris ’75 (GAP) writes, “I am a documentary film director and editor. Two films I edited have premiered in New York City, including Bungalows of the Rockaway, which premiered to a sellout crowd at the Museum of the City of New York, and The Olmsted Legacy: America’s Urban Parks, which premiered at a special screening in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

1976

Jean Pearce ’76 (GAP) exhibited her photographs, “Jeannie Pearce: Bird Digiscopes,” as part of the Art & Exhibitions display at the Philadelphia Airport from September 2010 to March 2011. Pearce likens her profession as a photographer with her interest in bird watching and her compulsion for collecting. In 2005, Pearce’s passion for photography, collecting and bird watching culminated with her series of bird portraits photographed through a spotting scope or telescope. Known as digiscopes, the resulting photographs have a spyglass effect because the images are captured within a circular format. www.jeanniepearce.com

Barbara Wells ’76 (CCE) writes, “It has been a very busy couple of months. Charles Wells Photography has moved to another location, Newburgh, Ind. While we are sad to leave our studio and the wonderful people we have come to know through the years, we are excited by the opportunity to take our lives in a new direction. So, on a very positive note, we are becoming part of the global network of photographers that do destination weddings.” www.charleswellsphotography.com

1977

John Brandte ’77 (SCB) is vice president of marketing and business development for NComm Inc. www.ncomm.com

1978

William Calpus ’78 (GAP) has been named president and chief operating officer at Lifetouch Church Directories and Portraits, the trusted name in portraiture at churches and religious communities. In his new role, Calpus will lead a multimillion-dollar business with operations across the United States and Canada.

Sgt. James “Bubba” Criazzo ’78 (CLA) retired August 2010 after a successful 25-year career with the Rochester Police Department. Criazzo was loved for his calming supervision and strong work ethic. Criazzo retires from the force with fond memories and has accepted a position as safety supervisor with Monroe School Transportation.

Jane Danielson Ricakrd ’78 (CLA) is photographer and photo editor for The Bulldog, one of Chicago’s fastest growing hyper-local publications. “Presently, we have a staff of four writers and four photographers. Coverage is everything from Chicago ward and city politics, high school sports and everyone’s favorite, kittens up a tree.”