Clayton Valley High - Class of 1966
In Memory: Fred Streeter - James Walter Post

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These classmates are no longer with us. Given the size of our class, it doesn't claim to be a complete list. If you have additions, corrections or a memories, please send them to me.

Fred Streeter in 1965
(1965 yearbook)
Frederick Logan Streeter III , 1948 - 11 July 2002. According to the obituary in the Contra Costa Times, he was a prominent businessman and generous employer, owning Streeter Imports in Reno, Nevada.

Gary Archambault in 1966 Gary E. Archambault, 26 October 1948 - 26 April 2014.
Gary lived in Concord, Ca for the past 19 years. Gary also owned a home in Paradise, Ca., where he was hoping to move so he could be with his children and grandchildren.
Gary was a graduate of Clayton Valley High school (1966) and a graduate of Chico State college (BA, 1973)
Gary suffered from a serious infection that he had been fighting for the past 15 years. The infection was the result of hip replacement surgeries. The last flare-up was more than his body could fight. Gary died in Paradise at Paradise Hospice, with his children, grandchildren, father, and sister at his side.
Gary is survived by his father, sister, brother and sister-in-law, his son and daughter-in-law, daughter and son-in-law, nieces, nephews, and their children, all of them loved uncle Gary dearly.
Gary was preceded in death by his mother, Lucy Archambault (2012), and his ex-wife Patti (2011).
Gary was a voracious reader and he loved to spoil his grandchildren. Gary was also blessed by his many friends in AA. His loving AA friends spoke words of comfort, friendship and love at Gary's service.
(Published in the Contra Costa Times on May 7, 2014.)

Gary Bussey in 1966 Gary Bussey, 12 Feb 1948 - 20 Jul 1998.
He left a wife, Kathy, and one child.

Gerald L. Allison in 1966 Gerald Lee Allison, 21 Dec 1947 - 30 Sep 2010
died in Louisville, Kentucky.

Howard Romano in 1966 Howard Romano, Oct 11 1948 - 16 Aug 2008
Tillman Sherman wrote:
Howard passed away peacefully at home with dignity and grace, on August 16, 2008, with his lovely wife Jay (Hawes) and his daughter Sage at his side, in Los Osos, California, after a long bout with cancer. Howard was always a very gracious guy. He touched the lives very deeply of those around him over the years.

Jack Woodhead in 1966 John Andrew "Jack" Woodhead, Jan 22 1948 - Jun 1, 1998.
Jack became a teacher, and later an administrator for an Oregon School district.
Doug Perez writes: Jack was one of those rare individuals who had many exceptional abilities and substantial accomplishments in life - and yet didn't seem to notice them. He was embarrassed by praise, but in turn heaped it upon others. Smiling, exuberant, selfless, and giving, Jack was a friend to all. He always seemed to be able to see life's possibilities and not its limitations. And I'm sure that, like Will Rogers, he "never met a man he didn't like."

James H. Morgan in 1966 James H. Morgan, 17 Feb 1947 - 23 Mar 2006. James lived in Aurora, Colorado. After graduating he joined the Navy, traveled extensively, living in both Southern and Northern California, Tennessee, Montana and finally settled in Colorado. He worked in Security.

James Walter Post, Jr; Apr 4, 1948 - Aug 25, 1964
Jim died in the summer of 1964 in a motorcycle accident with his friend, Robert Shank. The newspaper article about it is with Robert. Jim is buried with his father, a US Navy Veteran, in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, California; Plot 2D 0 624. You can see his entry on Find-a-Grave.

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Read Reflections on the Big Chill, an eloquent and moving piece by Doug Perez on time and classmates passing.

Other CVHS 1966 pages:
Recent Changes  |  Introduction  |  All Names  |  In Memory  |  What Was It Like?
Do You Remember?  |  Bad Hair and Glasses  |  The World's Stupidest DJ  |  Links

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