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Welcome to our Class of 1961 web site!  If you are a classmate, please set up your username & password to access private pages and features if you haven't already done so. Click First-time sign up in orange Login box at right and follow the directions.  [NOTE: do not use suffix such as Jr. or III when entering your surname.]

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What's New? Newens & Graber fish again. Prather attends seminar. 11/7/18 PAW column. Hulett awarded. Class financials 2017-18. Clotworthy service. Zirin's latest article. Ray returns. Newlin's daughter weds. Ben & Nick meet.

Deaths posted within the last 6 months (click any name for details): Ned Luke, Joe Barone. Phil Ginsberg, Joe Ferrer. John Crowther

Deaths reported but details unavailable:
Paul Dorfman


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 We are now in fiscal '18-'19 and again the goal is 61%.

 As of 10/23/18, 161 classmates and associates (32%) paid dues for 2018-19.

 Please log in and click here to see your personal payments history, pay your dues, and optionally donate to the scholarship fund and Foundation. (Note: login is optional; but
if you do, you can see your payments history and the system will auto-fill your information for you.) Dues payments and donations are tax-deductible in the U.S.

Virtual Yearbook

In the on-line "Virtual Yearbook" you can read about classmates, look at their photos (many were not in the print edition and most are in color). You can edit your profile, your essay, and add/delete photos as you see fit.  While logged on, click this link and use the navigation buttons on the top and right.

Directory Link (on left, second from bottom while logged on)

It has three selections: Classmates (you can look up details on anyone) My Profile (update your own details), Deceased (lists all those we've lost, including links to their memorials).     

  • September 9, 2018 Pre-rade

  • October 13, 2018 Tailgate Party before Brown game (no Harvard or Yale at home this year)

  • February 23, 2019 Alumni Day

  • May 31, 2019 Class Dinner 58th Reunion
  • May 31 - June 3, 2018 - 57th Reunion.  Friday, June 1st, 6pm: Class Dinner at Nassau Club hosted by Martha & Jim Wickenden. Dinner speaker: John Milton Cooper. Chair: Joe Prather Click here for details and signup.


  • April 27-28: Dedication of the Cookie KrongardTeam Room in 1952 Stadium. Click here for more information.

  • March 28, 2018 - Class golf outing at the Oaks Club in Osprey, FL. Host: Don Swan. Details and reservations: Joe McGinity. Lunch at the club, and dinner at the Casey Key Fish House. Spouses and guests welcome. Who's coming: Swan, McGinity, Higgins, Judy & Dick Edmunds, and Suzanne & Scott McWhinnie. Click here for photo and results.

  • February 24, 2018 - Alumni Day. Click here for University information. At the Service of Remembrance, Peter Pettibone represented the class, and George Brakeley ushered. Afterwards, there was a class gathering at Tiger Inn. Chair: Joe Prather


  • November 11, 2017 - Yale game and tailgate, 1pm. Lecture, AA Luncheon, Class dinner at Cannon. Click here for the details.  Chair: Joe Prather

  • September 10, 2017 - Pre-rade for Class of 2021, 4pm. Class gathering lunch at Cannon. Click here for Alumni Council info including RSVP for their welcome picnic. Photo, click here. Chair: Joe Prather

    Click here for earlier events.

Our Class News page contains short items which appear from newest to oldest.  Some items appear on the Class Acts if they are longer.  We welcome your submissions but suggest you read our Guidelines.  You can see the roster of Class Officers (including their smiling faces).  Also, please go to the President's Page, and the Treasurer's Page.  Viewing and updating personal data requires classmates to login with their own i.d. and password.

Memorials are on the PAW website.  Past Class Notes are archived on PAW as well.

If you are a member or widow of the class, this is your site.  This medium serves as a valuable resource for news of the class.  Please tell other classmates!  Whether you have news about yourself or others, want to post a notice of a class event, or have other information of interest, please send it here.  Items will also be passed on to our class secretary, George Brakeley, for possible use in PAW.

On this site: You may click on links, which are in orange and underlined, to be transported to the page described (and you can use the "Back" button of your web browser to return), or to send e-mail to the person identified.  You may also click on the links at the left of all pages.  Clicking on a "thumbnail" picture with an orange border will display a larger and clearer image.

Click here for earlier past events.  Click here for the class song.

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