the Children. He was an Eagle Scout and
Scoutmaster. Joan H. Conway (’ 71 MPH),
67, of Pittsburgh; July 8, 2007. Conway was a
Sister of Charity for 24 years, during which
time she was director of nursing at a Pittsburgh
hospital and nurse manager at a county Visiting
Nurses Association facility. Michael
Vincent Reusing (’ 71 AB, ’ 75 JD), 58, of
Elgin, Texas; May 27, 2007. Reusing retired
and worked with a variety of humanitarian
groups, including Operation Smile and
Habitat for Humanity. He also created a foundation to help fund projects of Doctors
Without Borders and Partners in Health. He
practiced law with Birch, Horton, Bittner &
Cherot in Anchorage, Alaska, for 16 years. His
Texas ranch earned a 2007 Land Steward
Award from Texas Parks & Wildlife. Jerry
Addison Williams (’ 71 BSBA), 58, of
Raleigh; July 3, 2007. Williams was a sales consultant and, at UNC, belonged to Kappa
Gip Kimball (’ 72 BSBA), 58, of Charlotte;
July 14, 2007. Kimball was a CPA with Judson
Connor and Co. At UNC, he was in the
Marching Band and Sigma Gamma Phi and
served on the men’s residence council.
Steven Mark McAleer (’ 72), 55, of
Sacramento, Calif.; April 28, 2007. William
Arthur Wright (’ 72 MSPH), 70, of Phoenix;
July 17, 2007. Wright was a program manager
for a radiation regulatory agency. Homer
Frazier Yearick (’ 72 MSW), 88, of
Myerstown, Pa.; Aug. 8, 2007. Yearick, a minister, was a social worker for the state of North
Carolina and a grant writer for Carteret
Community Action. He was on the social
work faculty at East Carolina University. He
was a Navy chaplain in WWII and then was in
the Naval Reserve Chaplain Corps for 22
years, during which he served as a missionary
to Japan for several years.
’ 73 Marshall Hardy “Mark” Johnson Jr. (’ 73 BSIR) of Summerfield has been reappointed to the
MFA advisory board for the Merrill Lynch
Managed Solutions Group. James Canady
Parker (’ 73 BSBA) of Goldsboro has been
elected chairman of the board of directors for
KS Bank. Parker is a partner in Parker &
Parker PA, a CPA firm.
’ 72 Shelley Jean Crisp (’ 72 ABEd)
of Summerfield has been named
executive director of the N.C.
Humanities Council. J. Steven Gilliam
(’ 72 ABJO) of Reidsville has been promoted
to assistant vice chancellor of university relations at UNC-Greensboro. Dennis Stanley
Rogers (’ 72 ABJO) of Sanford has retired after
31 years as a columnist with The News &
Observer. Rogers has written some 4,000
columns, including columns chronicling the
lives of military families and how they cope
with the Iraq war. Carl Meredith Short
Jr. (’ 72 AB, ’ 76 JD) of Salisbury has been reappointed to the board of trustees for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Short is a partner in the law firm of Woodson, Sayers,
Lawther, Short, Parrott, Walker & Abramson
LLP. Clyde Gabriel Sigmon (’ 72 AB) of
Terrell has been elected president of the N.C.
Association of ABC Boards. Sigmon, a general
contractor, is president and co-owner of Sigmon Construction Co.
Carolyn Crowe Baucom (’ 72 BSBA) and
Daniel H. Bruce of Chapel Hill.
Patricia Mears Grubb (’ 72 ABEd, ’ 73
MEd), 57, of Wake Forest; July 19, 2007.
Grubb was a teacher and admissions director at
Ravenscroft School in Raleigh for many years.
Previously, she taught in the Halifax County
Schools and was a supervisor of instruction.
Michael Lee Kapsalakis (’ 72), 56, of Union
Springs, Ala.; May 26, 2007. Kapsalakis worked
as a journalist in New York and, at UNC, was
on the staff of The Daily Tar Heel. William