MVHS ALUMNI GUEST BOOK for 2016

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Charlie Bottoms 66 |
I would like to get in touch with some old friends and new if I could . I've lost contact since moving out of state in 98.
Monday October 16, 2017 15:37 - Cvae City, Arkansas

Steven Bodily, 64' |
To clarify my previous request....I was referring to photos of Mariners at the Breakfast Club gatherings, the Reunions, the Mixers, etc. hopefully having the names of those folks in the current photos would make it all the more interesting.
Sunday October 8, 2017 08:53 - Canyon Lake, Texas

Steven Bodily, 64' |
I think we would all love to put a name with a face...especially now that our faces have ever so slightly changed....at least some of us anyway....can we post all photos with names as much as possible.
Friday October 6, 2017 09:15 - Canyon Lake, Texas

Kathleen Wilson |
Hi ,
How would I find out about a reunion should be the 30th coming up next year.
1977 class just had theirs last month.
if anyone can give me a point of contact I would appreciate it.
thank you
Go Mariners!
Kathleen Wilson class of 78
Sunday August 20, 2017 21:32 - Imperial Beach

Richard (Richie) Ramirez; Class '58 |
Proposed 60th Mar Vista High School Reunion for Class of '58.
2018 will be our 60th anniversary from high school.
1. Do you want a 60th class reunion? Yes or No.
2. Will you attend? Yes or No
Please respond by October 31, 2017.
After receiving all the responses, we will make a decision to go forward or not go forward.
We are all over 75 years old.
Some of us have health issues.
Some of us have finished the Journey - so how many of us are left?
Wednesday August 9, 2017 08:01 - Chula Vista, CA

Richard (Richie) Ramirez; Class '58 |
So sad to have visited the "Memorial Wall". Some of my close buddies have finished their journey, like; RW Earls, Ron Hillsbery, Chuck Kramer, and some from other classes. I still have my Mar Vista Varsity sweater and it is my most cherished Mariner procession. Good Luck and long live my class of "58.
Tuesday August 8, 2017 10:57 - Chula Vista, CA

Bonita Ward Class of 1966 |
Looking for fellow classmates to catch up and remember old times.
Monday July 31, 2017 17:06 - Cartersville, Ga

Robert R. White, '58 |
So saddening to see so many dear friends have passed. I feel so fortunate that I still have such wonderful memories of my classmates and teachers. Bless you all.
Wednesday July 26, 2017 16:53 - San Diego, CA

Jo White (Foster)
Thank you for naming the people that show up for the Breakfast Club. This is such a big help in recognizing former classmates. Appreciate it.
Tuesday July 11, 2017 10:49 - New Johnsonville TN

Sandra Jimenez 95 |
Just looking for familiar faces from the class of 1995
Tuesday June 27, 2017 21:53 - Maricopa AZ

Kenney Pryce 1975 |
My wife, Allison & I will be in town for the 2017 Sun & Sea Festival. We're staying at Pier South July 12-16. We would love to see you if you are in the area. Stop in and see us and we'll probably be at the pool!
Friday June 23, 2017 01:57 - Dallas, TX

John Lockwood 62 |
Well 55 years and still as crazy as ever. Ha Ha. Fully retired from three different jobs and now take cared of a railroad depot museum in Tomball TX. Look us up and you can see me in action. We meet a lot of nice people.
John
Thursday June 22, 2017 05:27 - Spring. TX

Webmaster |
Robert Howrey: I can't add you without an email address.
Monday June 5, 2017 20:25

Beverly Hamilton '71 |
Moved to the PNW 30 years ago. I have 2 sons and recently retired from Wells Fargo
Monday June 5, 2017 11:37 - Vancouver, WA

Dana Berner '70 |
Hi everyone, just a catch-up. Lost my husband of 25 yrs in 1995 have three wonderful children and 4 beautiful grandchildren. I had the opportunity to take early retirement in Oct of 2012 and am currently babysitting two of my grandchildren. I worked for the Chargers (seasonally) for 25 yrs until they abandoned SD. I worked for Jack in the Box Corp as an accountant for 37 yrs before I retired. I currently work for SD Theatres downtown on a part time basis. Hope you are doing well.
Monday June 5, 2017 11:02 - Chula Vista, ca

Bill Petty '65 |
A short note to advise that Debbie (Robbs '68) and I have moved to Pasco, Washington. Enjoying retirement.
Thursday April 27, 2017 08:32 - Pasco, WA

Jo Ann Gail Dickie 1967 |
I'm interested in the class of 1967 50th reunion. When the dates are set I'll know if I'll be in the country.
Sunday April 16, 2017 16:26 - San Diego, CA

1987 |
MVHS Class of '87, I am recruiting committee members to help plan our 30th reunion. Please message me if interested. - Birdie
Friday March 31, 2017 07:29 - Imperial Beach

Tiffany Bailey class of 2007 |
Looking for information on the class of 2007s 10 year reunion. Who's in charge of planning? Who, what, when, where?
Friday March 24, 2017 13:16 - San Diego/CA

James Purdon, '65 |
Newly wed. Retired and spend 6 months in the states and the other in Mexico.
Thursday March 16, 2017 10:21 - Hood River, OR

Russ Alford 1974
Good to see what everyone is up too. Live in AZ now, a true zonie. Working for the Federal Government. Getting ready to retire in one year. Haven't been to Imperial Beach in about 20 years.
Wednesday March 8, 2017 08:24 - AZ

Gerald Hamilton |
It's been a long time since last I talked with either of the Woolrich brothers, Gary and Jerry. I hope they are well. They were prominent members of the class of 1967 at Mar Vista High when I was there. If there's any chance, it would be great to see or hear from either of them again--if it's in the cards, that is.
Monday February 20, 2017 08:28 - Richland, WA

Nola Walston - McLenachen 1954 |
Nice to hear from a former Principal. I did visit with Mr. Milkie when I last visited my family in Imperial Beach, CA.
My best to you.
Sunday February 19, 2017 14:34 - La Conner, WA

Pam (Moore) Ray. 1969 |
Hello "Uncle" Don Hillier! Good to see you are still around and interested in Mar Vista Alumni. Welcome to a great website!
Sunday February 19, 2017 14:29 - Benton, Arkansas

Don Hillier 55to69 |
Just looking things over Looks Great Best wishes to all
Saturday February 18, 2017 23:13 - San Marcos CA

Monica Islas (Griffin), '99 |
Hello everyone! I'm now living in Oklahoma with my husband and our two daughters, my oldest is going to be 11 years old in August and our youngest id going to be 6 years old in Feb of this year. If anyone remembers me, e-mail me and we can chat.
Monday February 13, 2017 16:58 - Enid, OK.

Oscar Preciado (67) |
Hey,
Been enjoying life all these years after MV. See Roy Yamamoto and Joe Cepeda all the time. We get together weekly for dinner. All still here in San Diego area. Me, I am in Bonita, been married for over 45 yrs to Elsie (class of 70), have two great sons and 5 grandchildren. Love to RV, still workout, and retired, finally, last year. Keeping busy with Life.
Sunday February 12, 2017 12:33 - Bonita, CA

Mick Flood, '76. |
Happy New Year and best wishes to all in 2017. Everyday is a great day, just some are better than others.
Friday January 6, 2017 20:43 - Kingsland, Tx

Mike Nelson '76 |
Happy New Year! Best wishes to everyone.
Sunday January 1, 2017 09:40 - Bonita, Calif

Steven Bodily 1964 |
Holy Cow....53 years ago we were all cruising up and down the halls of good ol' Mar Vista and cruisin' IB looking for whatever....Those were the days weren't they? I would think those of us still around really miss those simple times in our lives. I'm looking forward to some new crazy adventures in 2017....soooo Wishing y'all a Happy Healthy New Year!!!
Sunday January 1, 2017 08:05 - Canyon Lake, Texas

1990 |
We Lost a great human being tonight in Josh Leslie today who was a graduate of 1990. He was one of the best baseball players to play at Mar Vista who was a backstop at second base and a great hitter. He later went on to play softball and was equally talented at that sport as well. He will be deeply missed. Rest in peace Josh. your sense of humor and your life will never be forgotten.
Tuesday December 13, 2016 00:14

Paul Floyd '64 |
Hi to everyone from the class of 1964. Ah, 1964. Life was much easier then. Now it's stupid. Oh well, enjoy it if/while you can...
Monday November 28, 2016 13:26 - Houston Texas

Matt 68 |
Happy Thanksgiving fellow Mariners. And best wishes for the upcoming holidays.
Tuesday November 22, 2016 13:31 - Lone Tree/CO

David Smith 74 |
To those who knew and remember Floyd Allen Smith class of 68 or 69, he passed away on the morning of Nov 12 2016 due to complications from exposure to agent orange in the jungles of Vietnam.
Saturday November 12, 2016 12:49 - Alvord, Texas

Alexis Dietz (Sturm) |
Hi to all my fellow Mariners! Have been working downtown at Community All-Stars for over 2 years now. Got married this year to a wonderful man and both of my beautiful girls are now beautiful women. Kelsea (MVH class of 2013) and Elizabeth (CVH class of 2018)
Monday November 7, 2016 14:33 - La Mesa

Sandra Cuellar c/o 1994 |
Hi class of 1994! Miss you guys. Still working as nurse, 3 kiddos, married for the second time. Living in Riverside California. Finally went back to school and finishing up my Masters in Public Health. Hope everyone is doing well! hit me up at v1975gomez@gmail.com, would love to connect with you!
Saturday October 22, 2016 10:00 - Riverside, CA

Dave and Dara Swathwood '79 |
Just an update...we have moved again! To Tacoma Washington, actually our town name is University Place. We still have the same emails just a different address. Seems like a lot of Mariners are up here. Still Charger fans in the SEA of Hawk fans!! Dave still NJROTC instructor at Curtis High School, I'm hired at Madigan in the pediatric clinic awaiting my start date. Life is good!
Saturday September 24, 2016 12:56 - University Place, Washington

Terri Pence80 |
Need to up date:1.am a widow.2.would like to post a current pic3.my sister passed away Deanna Pence class of 1978.
Wednesday September 14, 2016 23:28 - Calipatria, Ca

Webmaster |
Jo, You’re experience is the reason I built this website, not necessarily to look at pictures but to actually contact old classmates.

Thanks for your heart warming post it made me feel so good.

Thursday September 1, 2016 10:00 - Imperial Beach

Jo Foster |
I just have to share this info. Upon surfing this website and under the "FOUND MARINERS " section, I read my brother-in-laws name, Johnny Apple '58. So I went to his year, located him and right above his picture was, Sandra Alcorn w/ her email address as well as the town she resides in (New Johnsonville TN). That's where I live, I was so excited. I emailed her and received a reply. We met and shared SO MUCH information about I.B.. Actually talking w/ someone who grew up in the same town as you did, who KNEW the old I.B. and 2600 miles away, living in the same town is awesome. Thank you Henry Vargas for your time and ALL you do to make this website what it is.
Thursday September 1, 2016 09:14 - New Johnsonville TN

Jerry Hamilton |
My email address hasn't changed from what Henry has in the class of 1967 index. We DO NEED AND SOLICIT help and input from those of you still in I B or the vicinity. We want the best, realistic options for our get-together. Anyone who has been to one of our reunions knows that they REALLY ARE A LOT OF FUN. It'll be like meeting old friends for the first time! It is important and it will be worth the effort. Aside from family, friends are the BEST. Get in touch. Get involved. Let's get together.
Tuesday August 30, 2016 11:29 - Richland, WA

Patricia Palmer Hutchins. Class of 77 |
I don't get onto this page very often but when I do I enjoy reading all the updates. Haven't attended any reunions but I might keep my eyes open for the next one. Hard to believe next year it's 40
Friday August 26, 2016 23:13

Margaret McCreadie Helton , |
Just wanted to let the class of 1970 know that my sister in law Ruby Helton passed away on July 5, 2016
Saturday August 20, 2016 17:17 - Chula Vista CA

Teri Lee Hiles '62 |
Just wanted to let our alumni know that my brother, John C. Hiles '61 completed his voyage on August 5, 2016. Because of poor health, John spent his last 10 years in bed. He is safely home now. God rest his soul.
Tuesday August 9, 2016 21:40 - Orange, CA

Andra Brown '79 |
Just wanted to say hi to all the Mar Vista Alumni and IB locals out there. Class of '79, two and a half years till our next get together.
Tuesday July 19, 2016 19:59 - San Diego/CA

David Fuller class of 80 |
Divorced!
Living with my love Deborah Borja Class of 80
Saturday July 16, 2016 16:42 - Chandler AZ

Robert Schiedel,'93 |
Probably no one from our class reads these anymore...
Just wanted to say what's up Mariners! I have been married for 16 years now, I have 2 beautiful daughters 17, and 15. I am a Tech Support Engineer at Kontron America (been working there for 16 years!) E-mail me if you want to connect would love to hear from ya!
Friday July 15, 2016 12:57 - San Diego/CA

Chris Ashcraft, class of '66 |
To Lynn, Sonia and class of '67 reunion committee - our's is going great. We have more signed up to attend (over 110 already)than we have in decades. Maybe our committee and your's can get together after our reunion to exchange what worked and what didn't Chris, class of '66 reunion committee. Just as an update for those who remember me, I live in O'side now; married for third time, 22 grandkids, 2 great grandkids - they are the light of my life.
Tuesday July 5, 2016 12:15 - Oceanside

Ronald Chambers, 65' |
Retired, two sons, five grandchildren. Living back where I started in good old Nestor.
Wednesday June 29, 2016 11:04 - San Diego, CA

Webmaster |
Ron Chambers; I need an email address from you (that you can share) before I can add you to our website.
Monday June 27, 2016 21:22

Lynn McCurdy-Robinson, 67'
In my brief message with Jerry Hamilton and Sonja Chesla..I would prefer the Fall of 2017.

A suggestion: Look at the class of 1966 Reunion info and the Reunion flyer.
How do you feel like doing something very similar? Is that too expensive?

Also, aside for m Jerry, Sonja and myself...who would like to be on the Reunion Committee. I am keeping the roster and Sonja is helping me to locate classmates.

Contact me on Facebook: Lynn Robinson
Contact me on Classmates: Jacqueline McCurdy

And here..Lynn McCurdy...my email is listed on our class roster.

Looking forward to hearing from all of you. And remember..Volunteer😅💞
Saturday June 11, 2016 10:26

Lynn McCurdy-Robinson
A family member sent this to me on Classmates

William J. Black

William passed away Aug. 22, 2012…
Saturday June 11, 2016 10:09

Webmaster comments  
What was his class year??

Carol Walker Rossetti, 1967 |
Anyone interested in a 50th reunion for class of 67, lets start looking for a facility.
Friday June 10, 2016 14:07 - Aurora, Colorado

Roger Torres |
I would have been class of '67 but joined USMC summer of '66 and would be interested in attending the 50th reunion and see who all is still around.
If anyone remembers me please drop me a line...
Thursday May 12, 2016 23:00 - Panguitch/utah

Paul Floyd '64 |
Never thought that minuscule amount of time spent in high school would mean so much to me.
Tuesday May 10, 2016 11:26 - Houston, Texas

Tyrone Northcutt, '64 |
I moved back to San Diego about 7 months ago. Good to be back. I was at the last Reunion and it was good to see many faces I had not seen in 20 years since the 30th, and some it had been 52 years or more. And since then a few have passed on. I thank those who put in the time to make a reunion happen.
Thursday May 5, 2016 00:15 - Escondido, CA 92025

James Peeks |
Looking forward to 50th reunion Class of 1967
Wednesday April 27, 2016 13:10 - Highland/utah

Tom McKay 52 |
Happy to be alive. Whew!!! With all my major diseases I never dreamed I would be an Octogenarian. So, though pain always persists, I am still coaching boxing, writing a little, and dancing my butt off at a few local bars with rock and country bands. How about that Tarzan? Have a happy
Monday April 25, 2016 16:02 - El Paso, Texas

Cassandra Alvarez class of 2006 |
Hello just wondering if there will be a 10year reunion for the class of 2006?
Sunday April 24, 2016 12:07 - San Diego California

David Leighton '67 |
Hello Carol and Jerry! I agree with you. A nice affordable location. Planning the 50th now would allow everyone the opportunity to attend. Have a Great Day!.
Friday April 22, 2016 10:12 - Wichita, Kansas

Carol Walker Rossetti, 1967 |
I think our 50th is indeed a very important reunion. I don't care where we hold it but would like for it to be an inclusive place. Nice but not expensive so everyone who wants to can attend. I have moved since last reunion and I think many other may have too. I can help organize plus so lets get some others involved.
Sunday April 17, 2016 19:54 - Aurora, Colorado

David Simpson |
My mother informed me of the passing of Agnes Szabol, class of 1974. She was an Exchange Student that lived with our home.
Wednesday April 13, 2016 08:58 - Simi Valley, CA

Jerry Hamilton 1967 |
My recollection is that the breakfast club meets at the Fleet Reserve. Someone suggested we hold our Reunion there. What do you think? So far our criteria is low cost, friendly atmosphere, and big enough to handle the whole group.
Thursday April 7, 2016 14:09 - RICHLAND, WA

Jerry Hamilton 1967 |
The last class reunion should be viewed as a wake-up call. They are important and it is important to have as much input and participation as possible. That way we'll have the Reunion that communicates to each and every class member that you are important. Having spoken to several class members I think there is significant interest in getting a functional committee gathered together to start making plans. For several years I've hope for a Reunion that places emphasis on making the primary get-together inexpensive enough to make EVERYONE not just feel welcome but REALLY be welcome. For some of us it will be our last opportunity, for some it will be our first. I care about ALL of you and am willing to do what I can to help make it the best attended yet. My email is still good and I welcome your input and help. If you've had thoughts...feelings...twinges of any kind NOW is the time for ALL good Mariners to come to the aid of their Once-in-a-lifetime-50th-Class-Reunion!
Tuesday April 5, 2016 19:57 - Richland, Wa

Frankl Ahrens
Thank God I made another Year .
Saturday April 2, 2016 18:09 - some where

Roxana Portman (Beth Barrows) 1966 |
Married, Hypnotist, Life Coach, Fiber Artist, Spinner of fine handspun yarns (and a few good stories too)Weaver, Reiki Master/Teacher. Finally found this guestbook. Hoping to reconnect with other alums. Especially those living near in Texas.
Saturday April 2, 2016 09:01 - Frost, Texas

David Simpson
Sorry to report the passing of another Mariner. Mark Cox, owner of Cox Bait and Tackle, passed on Saturday. He was class of 70 or 71.
Monday March 21, 2016 21:13

1967 |
Hello. Just resurfaced after 49 years had a long convo with a fellow alum and enjoyed it. Checking in.
Monday March 14, 2016 14:41 - Highland Utah

Patty Bland 84 |
How do I get listed on the graduating class of 1984 alumni?
Tuesday March 8, 2016 19:47 - Mount Vernon Wa.

Sandy Sias |
Does anyone know the where about of Gerald Williams class of 1966.
I was told he has passed away, want to confirm.
We were such good friend during the 60's.
Thanks
Wednesday February 10, 2016 05:24 - Hyde Park New York

Ron Jordan 69 |
Well traded one beach for another, here to retire or be semi-employed lol, got to stay busy. Golfing, Fly Fishing and who knows what else. Got a new phone number too! 910-260-7156
Tuesday February 9, 2016 20:05 - Jacksonville, NC

Roger Torres '67 |
Would have been class of '67 but went into USMC summer of '66.My girl friend at the time was Marlene Moltane never saw her when I got back from 'Nam (4/68)
Anyone know what happen to her? Would really appreciate any info on her.I would like to close another chapter...
Wednesday February 3, 2016 20:27 - Panguitch,Utah

James Singer,'69 |
It is so sad to see the memorial wall get more names added to it, but I guess that is what life is about. Some I knew, some I knew of, some were friends and others I just passed by in the hall or outside during lunch. I hope when we have our next reunion (50th) we can have pictures of those that are no longer with us.
Tuesday February 2, 2016 14:20 - Crescent City, CA

Pam Stepter (Almaguer) 64 |
Would like to find Carolyn Ferguson
Monday February 1, 2016 20:55 - Lavon

Jo Foster, '71 |
I love this website, seeing the anchor back, reading the posts and just looking up all of the info I can find, definitely takes me back. :) little did we know of the memories we were building then for the shared time now.
Tuesday January 26, 2016 13:01 - New Johnsonville TN

Greg Raby, 1974 |
I was just hired to Coach Linebackers at Mar Vista High for the Varsity Football Team . I am fired up and ready to go. I previously Coached at Mar Vista 1976-1979, Southwest High 1981-1992 and Bonita Vista from 1992 -2012 . It's nice to come back home and be part of such a fine Football tradition.
Monday January 18, 2016 19:03 - Chula Vista,Ca.

Noel George Crawford 1967
Heip me find Mrs Whitaker
Monday January 18, 2016 04:44

Mike Nelson 76 |
Happy New Year to everyone. Best wishes to all,
Friday January 1, 2016 17:49 - Bonita, Calif