judicial fellow of the U.S. Supreme Court. She retired
as professor of criminology and sociology from Penn
State University. She was known for her influential
research on rape law and received the Herbert Bloch
Award from the American Society of Criminology.
She was elected to Phi Beta Kappa at UNC. ◆
Kenneth Ray Wheat (’ 69 BSMAT), 68, of High Point;
March 17, 2016. Wheat began his career as a math
teacher, then rose to principal at several middle and
high schools in Guilford County. He received the
state’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine in 2013.
1970 update Paula Myrick Short (’ 70
MEd, ’ 83 PhD) of Kemah, Texas, and her husband,
Rick Jay Short (’ 84 PhD), have each received the
Alumni Achievement Award from the UNC School
of Education. Paula Short is senior vice president
for academic affairs and provost at the University
of Houston, where she previously was the founding
director of the Institute for Policy, Research and
obituary Darrell Lovell Hodgins Jr. (’ 70 MSLS),
77, of Blacklick, Ohio; Nov. 16, 2016. Hodgins
worked for Western Electric and retired from AT&T.
He served in the Army for Operation Desert Storm.
Previously, he completed mission work as a member
of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1971 updates Teresa Rhodes
Rosenberger (’ 71 ABJO) of Concord, N.H., has been
named Citizen of the Year by the Greater Concord
Chamber of Commerce, in recognition of her work
for the city and her inspiring recovery after a severe
brain injury 16 years ago. Rosenberger is now
president of Devine Strategies, advising clients on
strategies for success and growth. ◆ John Mayer
Silverstein (’ 71 JD) of Raleigh is president-elect of
the N.C. State Bar. Silverstein is a lawyer at Satisky
obituaries Jasper Bryant Allen Jr. (’ 71
JD), 78, of Burlington; Nov. 27, 2016. Allen raced
through law school in 27 months and passed the
bar before graduation. Elected to three eight-year
terms as a Superior Court judge, he stepped
down at the mandatory retirement age of 72, but
continued to mediate civil cases. ◆ Carroll Durgin
“Cal” Colby (’ 71 MSPH), 99, of Lacey, Wash.;
Sept. 23, 2016. Colby was a Navy officer in W WII.
After the war, he took social welfare positions
in the Midwest and Pennsylvania. From 1971 to
1982, he was executive director of North Shore
Health Planning Council in Peabody, Mass. ◆
Stacey Holmes Johnson (’ 71 MAT), 75, of Dunn;
June 12, 2016. Johnson’s teaching career began
at Fayetteville Technical Community College and
Methodist College and continued in the Harnett
County school system at Dunn and Triton high
schools until his retirement, after which he taught
part time. He also was a fixture at Heath’s Steak
House in Dunn, working there for more than 40
years as head chef and ambassador-at-large. ◆ Kim
Lee Page (’ 71 ABEd), 67, of Carrboro; Nov. 9, 2016.
An artist, teacher and former director of admissions
at Parsons School of Design in New York, Page had
a long association with the Durham School of the
Arts, where she became a mentor to many talented
young artists. After retiring, she continued to paint.
At UNC, she belonged to Phi Mu. ◆ Samuel Coburn
Stringfield (’ 71 BA, ’78 MAT), 67, of Cincinnati; July
31, 2016. Stringfield completed a PhD at Temple
University, taught at Tulane University and later
became director of the schools of education at
The Johns Hopkins University and the University
of Cincinnati. He focused his interest on how to
improve schools serving at-risk students. He was
a member of the New Baltimore city school board.
◆ Perry Claude White (’ 71 MEd), 70, of Taylors,
S.C.; Nov. 11, 2016. White variously worked as a
college administrator, camp director, salesman,
builder, land developer and hunting guide. He
taught campers in western N.C. to build and
restore canoes. He was an outdoorsman and gifted
musician and singer.
1972 updates D. Ralph Huff III (’ 72
BSBA) of Fayetteville has received the Coldwell
Banker Hero of the Year Award. Huff, a broker who
co-owns Coldwell Banker Advantage in Fayetteville,
played an important role in advocating for the
passage of a $35 million bond to improve city parks
Hollywood borrowed parts of the campus to create “Virginia Medical College” for Patch Adams,
a Robin Williams vehicle that did not become cinema legend. Chapel Hillians with time on their
hands got to watch and participate in much of the outdoor filming. Williams got carried away.
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