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The Adoption: How it all started... admin

Sometimes the impact of something that seems small in the moment turns out to be substantial. The ripple effect. Here are some musings on my accidental role in recognizing and adopting a group of pioneering women into the Class of 1969.

As our Class Web-ster, I always struggle to find fresh content for our Class web site. One evening in the early spring of 2005 not long after after having rebuilt our site, I was looking at my Dartmouth-era photos and hoping for inspiration. I came across a picture of me with Binky Wood in the basement of Foley House:

Mills, Clifford W. (8/16/2015)

Clifford W. Mills, Jr., died in Jacksonville, Florida on August 16, 2015. He was born in Connecticut in 1947, obtained his B.A. from Dartmouth College (the infamous class of 1969), and his Master's from Boston University. His career at John Wiley & Sons, Publishers, spanned over 35 years; he was an editor of many diverse disciplines, a publisher for the sciences, and, in his later years, a freelance project manager. He moved from Westport, Connecticut to New Hampshire to raise his son in the magical town of Meriden, where he and his wife Rosemary lived for 25 years.

Verb, John Robert (3/22/2005)

John R. Verb of Somerville, NJ, died March 22, 2005. John had resided in New Jersey nearly all his life, born in New Brunswick, raised in Helmetta and lived in Somerville the past 20 years. After graduation, John served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant on the ammunition ship USS Nitro AE-23. He received his M.B.A. from Stanford University in 1974. John was a builder who owned and operated Moorehouse Construction Co. in Somerville, and was a member of the Somerville Architectural Review Board.

Docherty, Patrick Joseph (10/1/2003)

Our Patrick Joseph Docherty passed away on October 1, 2003. While he was listed on the College’s announcement as living in Great Falls, Virginia (9641 Georgetown Pike, 22066, no phone listed), his place of death and its cause are unknown. His next of kin is listed as Linda Melandinidis, a sister (95 Cindy Drive, Buffalo, NY 14221-3059).

Patrick came to Dartmouth from Levittown, NY, where he was in the National Honor Society and student government; he played football and was on the track team.