77, of Chapel Hill; Dec. 22, 2016. Kaluzny taught
special-education students in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school system for more than 20 years. ◆
Irene Theresa Lauta (’ 76 MPH), 85, of San Diego;
Oct. 5, 2016. Lauta retired as a geriatric nurse. ◆
Mary Smith McDaniel (’ 76 BAJO), 62, of Raleigh;
Dec. 27, 2016. A business manager, McDaniel
worked for Kinlaw & Co., belonged to the Junior
League of Raleigh, chaired St. Timothy’s Altar Guild
and volunteered with the Audubon Society. ◆ Robert
J. “Johnny” McLean Jr. (’ 76), 62, of Greensboro;
Jan. 25, 2017. McLean served for 21 years as a top
salesman with Dillard Paper Co. in the Roanoke, Va.,
area. He then opened an antiques business. At UNC,
he belonged to Sigma Alpha Epsilon, was placekicker
for the football team and was captain of the rugby
club, later holding national leadership positions in
that sport. ◆ G. Frederick Riggsbee (’ 76 BA), 62, of
Pittsboro; Jan. 21, 2017. Riggsbee worked in sales,
farming and carpentry. He taught sailing at summer
camp and coached high school soccer.
1977 updates Donald McCamie
DeArmon (’77 BA) of Frederick, Md., has published
his first book, Keep Going — A Teenage Hitchhiking
Odyssey Through the 1970s. DeArmon, a retired
Capitol Hill staffer and freelance writer, recounts
hitchhiking experiences that began in 1971 and
continued until 1977, crisscrossing the U.S. to cover
over 22,000 miles. ◆ William Leslie Harbison (’77
BA) of Nashville, Tenn., has received the John C.
Tune Public Service Award from the Nashville Bar
Association. Harbison is a partner at Sherrard Roe
Voight & Harbison. A past president of the Nashville
Estate Planning Council, he is a hearing panel
member of the Tennessee Board of Professional
Responsibility. The Tennessee Supreme Court
selected him to serve on the Board of Professional
Responsibility Advisory Committee. ◆ D. Randolph
Warrick Jr. (’77 ABEd, ’ 78 MAT) of North Augusta,
S.C., has retired as director of athletics for the
University of South Carolina-Aiken. Warrick was at
Aiken for 32 years, making him the longest-serving
athletics director in the USC System. Warrick also
coached baseball at USC-Aiken for 10 years.
obituary Thomas Wilkie Templeton (’77
BA), 61, of Boone; Dec. 9, 2016. Templeton was a
salesman for L.D. Hines Co. in Lenoir and played the
saxophone. At UNC, he belonged to Marching Band,
Hillel Foundation, Zeta Beta Tau and the parachute
1978 update C. Michael Fox (’ 78
ABEd, ’ 79 MAT) of Chapel Hill has been inducted
into the N.C. Sports Hall of Fame. Fox, now in his
19th season as head baseball coach at UNC, has
led the Tar Heels to six College World Series and
15 NCAA Tournaments and was Baseball America’s
Coach of the Year in 2008.
obituaries Richard Wall Higby (’ 78 MPH,
’ 80 DRPH), 77, of San Diego; Oct. 24, 2016. At
one point in his career, Higby was lab director at
Merced College. ◆ Dr. William Smith Kirk Jr. (’ 78
DDS), 64, of Goldsboro; Jan. 10, 2017. A third-
generation dentist, Kirk specialized in orthopedic
surgery and treatment of jaw disorders. He was past
president of the American Society of TMJ Surgeons
and published widely in his field. ◆ Martha Jane
Hunt Morgan (’ 78), 60, of Shelby; Dec. 6, 2016.
Morgan worked at Rose’s department store and was
secretary of Bethlehem Temple Church.
1979 updates Arnold “Gene” Cobb
Jr. (’ 79 BA) of Sanford has been installed as grand
master of the Masons of North Carolina for 2017.
Cobb is lead pastor of St. Luke United Methodist
Church. ◆ Deborah Mae Johnson (’ 79, ’ 78 ABJO)
of Clinton has been named of counsel to Eckel &
Vaughan. Previously, Johnson served as CEO of the
N.C. Pork Council for 11 years.
1980 updates Ann Martinelli
Livermore (’ 80 BA) of Woodside, Calif., has been
named to the board of directors for Mesosphere, the
creator of the first datacenter operating system (DC/
OS). Livermore retired as executive vice president of
Hewlett-Packard. ◆ Lucia Claire Peel (’ 80 BSADJ)
of Williamston has been named president of the
advisory board for the Martin County Community
Foundation, an affiliate of the N.C. Community
Foundation. Peel owns Haughton Hall Bed &
obituaries John Henry Brogden Jr. (’ 80), 58,
of Goldsboro; Jan. 28, 2017. Brogden worked for the
U.S. Postal Service in Raleigh.
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