Timothy Howard Nichols (’68 AB), 62, of Wilmington;
Jan. 4, 2009. Nichols filmed a wide variety of
Christian missions, using the media to communicate how people love and care for each other. He
was also a pianist, and tuned and repaired pianos.
’69 has received an Étoile Award from the
Savannah College of Art and Design for
William Ivey Long II (’69) of New York
his contribution to stage design. Long’s latest and
58th Broadway design is Nine to Five, with music
and lyrics by Dolly Parton. u Alan Robert Swendiman
(’69 AB) of Kensington, Md., has rejoined Jackson &
Campbell PC as the law firm’s director.
Susan Bennett Cobb (’69 BSPT), 61, of Holland
Point, Md.; July 11, 2009. Cobb retired as the physical therapy instructional specialist for Prince George’s
County public schools. She also served on the
Maryland State Occupational Therapy and Physical
Therapy steering committee. At UNC, she belonged
to Valkyries. u William Hayes Kennedy Jr. (’69, ’70
AB), 62, of Wilson; July 9, 2009. Kennedy had a 38-
year career at Northern Nash High School, where he
taught U.S. history and started the boys’ and girls’
tennis teams. Later, he coached golf. u Donnie Mac
Leonard (’69 ABEd), 62, of Raleigh; Aug. 29, 2009.
Leonard was an educator, most recently in Raleigh at
Millbrook, Bunn and Athens Drive high schools and
Carnage Middle School. He coached football and
baseball for 23 years. Among his community activities, he coached Little League baseball and was a
Cub Scout leader. In later years, he won a medal in
the senior division of the State Games of North
Carolina in golf. u Steve Randall Smith (’69 AB), 63,
of Kinston; July 2, 2009. Smith, who was retired, was
well-known as a shad and speckled trout fisherman.
At UNC, he belonged to Phi Gamma Delta.
’70 (’70 BSPHR) of Cockeysville, Md., has
been awarded the Citation for Excellence
Dr. George Bishop “Buck” Albright III
in Service by the Social
th Security Administration 40 Class of ’70: Commissioner. Albright Reunion May 7–9, 2010
has been a medical consultant at Maryland Disability Determination Services
since 1982 and chief medical consultant since
2001. u Dr. William Butts Boles Jr. (’70 AB, ’74
DDS) of Wilson stood in on trumpet for original band
member George Raymond Gunza (’75, ’80 AB) at a
reunion of the band Sherlocke. Band members
include Douglas Henry Boone (’75 BSBA), Duran
Redfern Broadhurst (’76 BSIR), John Needham
Hackney III (’76, ’80 BSIR) and John Marion Harris
(’76 AB). u Leigh Harvey McNairy (’70 AB) of Kinston has been appointed to the N.C. Board of Transportation. McNairy, director of the Public School
Forum of North Carolina, serves as secretary for the
board of directors of the N.C. Eastern Regional Partnership for Economic Development, as chair of the
committee for strategic planning and as a member
of the committee for regional logistics. u Richard
Yates Stevens (’70 AB; ’74 JD; ’74, ’78 MPH) of Cary
has joined the UNC Graduate Education Advancement Board. Stevens, a retired management consultant, served as chair of the UNC Board of Trustees
(1997-99) and on the GAA Board of Directors (1978-
80 and 1985-2002), including as treasurer (1988-
98) and chair (2000-01). Stevens, a state senator
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