1960s




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1960

William Eatmon ’60 (KGCOE) opened the William Eatmon Gallery in Carmel, Calif., on Feb. 8, 2012. This is a single-artist gallery for Eatmon’s artwork. He has gained international recognition since turning professional over the last two years.

1962

Brian Shapiro ’62 (FAA) recently held a one-person show of selections of his paintings at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford, Conn.

1964

Angelica Pilato ’64 (SCB) has recently completed Angel’s Truck Stop, A Memoir: A Woman’s Love, Laughter, and Loss during the Vietnam War. It recounts her experiences managing an officer’s club on a fighter base while stationed at Udorn Air Base in Thailand from 1971 to 1972. Pilato, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, says her food management degree helped her navigate the challenges she encountered, but it never prepared her for the struggles she faced while trying to fit into a man’s world and the realities of war. To learn more about the book, go to www.angels-truckstop.com.

1966

Nicholas Cerchio ’66 (GAP) was recently appointed to a third three-year term as United States Army Reserve Ambassador for Delaware. He is also president of Cedar Tree Books, Delaware’s largest book publisher specializing in local and regional history.

Harry Drake ’66 (GAP) retired Dec. 14, 2011, after nearly 22 years as a Platinum Financial Services Advisor at Ameriprise Financial. He anticipates selling his Massachusetts home this year and moving to St. Augustine, Fla., to be closer to family.

F. William “Bill” Scanlon ’66 (GAP) writes, “Some kids just never grow up.”

1969

Henri Gibeau ’69 (FAA) is entering his third year of retirement after teaching art for 40 years. “I thoroughly enjoy my retirement and I have met a wonderful woman to share this time with. We enjoy traveling, our four grandchildren, and boating on the nearby lake.”

Richard Goslee ’69 (GAP) recently retired from his main job as an electrical engineer. “Now I just have my weekend job as chief starter at Empire Dragway in Leicester, N.Y. This will mark my 21st year there. My wife, Sue, and I also are planning on enjoying some more cruises around the world.”