Crawford Homecoming 2010
Kearny at Crawford Homecoming Game, October 22nd, 2010, 3:00PM to 6:00PM Homecoming Dance in the Gym, October 23rd, 2010, 7:00PM to 11:00PM
One Day Left to Register
If you have not registered for our 30th Class Reunion on Oct 9th or are still on the fence, now is the time to make a decision. We need to submit our final class count for the event on Friday morning. So, sign up today. You can either register online on our class web site at: www.crawfordclassof1980.com or you can send at check to: Crawford Class of 1980 Reunion, 4653 Carmel Mountain Road,...
In Memory of Our Classmate
RIP Le’Anthony “Tony” Sia Kent June 16th, 1956 to August 4th, 2010
Sworn in as Sheriff
On July 2, 2009, William D. Gore, Class of 1965 was sworn in as Sheriff of San Diego County in a ceremony at the San Diego Sheriff’s Department Headquarters on Ridgehaven Court. The San Diego Sheriff’s Department is the fourth largest Sheriff’s department in the nation and covers approximately 4,200 square miles. The department currently has more than 3,800 employees. You can learn more about...
Kadir Nelson, Class of 1992 is a widely acclaimed artist and illustrator of many books. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and has worked with clients such as Dreamworks, Sports Illustrated, Coca-Cola, The New York Times, Major League Baseball, the United States Postal Service, among others. He is a two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner and 2008 winner of the CASEY Award for best...
Colt on City Council
Sherri Ann Schuler Lightner, Class of 1968 is a California politician and long-time community activist. She is the Council Member for San Diego City Council District 1. Sherri was elected for a four-year San Diego City Council term in November 2008.
In Memoriam of Carl Evans, Jr.
Carl Evans Jr., Class of 1973 was co-founded of the local “Lights Out” jazz band Fattburger in the early 1980’s. The longtime local made some of his first public performances alongside future superstar bassist Nathan East, Class of 1973 at the King Church they both attended in San Diego. In the late 1960’s, Evans and East formed the funk band Power, at Crawford High School. With...
Internationally Known Musician
Nathan Harrell East, Class of 1973 is a jazz, R&B and rock bass player and vocalist. East holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the University of California, San Diego (1978). He has recorded, performed and co-written songs with performers such as Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Stevie Wonder. You can learn more about Nathan at his website: http://nathaneast.com/
A Real Big Deal
Robert M. Kaplan, Ph.D., Class of 1965 was named to be director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) and NIH Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. Dr. Kaplan is expected to join the NIH in early 2011. He comes from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is a distinguished professor in the Department of Health Services at the...
Nationally Known Conservationist
Joan Embery, Class of 1967 is an animal and environmental advocate. A Trustee of the Morris Animal Foundation, a professional Fellow of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and a member of the Advisory Board of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s Wildlife Health Center, she founded the American Association of Zoo Keepers. The goodwill ambassador to the San Diego Zoo’s Zoological...
Woman of the Year
Named “Woman of the Year - 2004” by Ms. Magazine, Kathy Ann Najimy, Class of 1975 is an American actress, most notable as Olive Massery on the television series Veronica’s Closet, Sister Mary Patrick in Sister Act and the voice of Peggy Hill on the animated television series King of the Hill. Prior to her film work, she was best known for two off-Broadway shows with Mo Gaffney working as...
A tribute to Warren Wiebe
Warren Ray Wiebe, Class of 1971, was a child who soon discovered a great love of music. Warren showed a great interest in performing music while enrolled at Will C. Crawford High School, a place that turned out an inordinate amount of talented performers, such as Nathan East, Stephen Bishop, Carl Evans Jr., Hollis Gentry III, and Kathy Najimy. Click on this link to discover the life and talent...
In Memoriam of Allan Bailey
Dr. Allan R. Bailey, Class of 1960, passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2008. Bailey had been affiliated with the College of Business Administration as a student (’64 accounting), accounting professor, chair of the School of Accountancy, and as CBA’s longest serving dean from 1979 - 1997. Most recently, Bailey served as founder and chief financial officer of the Campanile Foundation, whose...
Some Call Him Mister Crawford
John Fry is an author and a 1962 graduate of Will C. Crawford High School. He also maintains a vast historical Crawford High Alumni archive and publishes a quarterly newsletter for Crawford Alumni. To view his archive click on this link to his website: http://www.johnfry.com/pages/chs.html
Robert Raymond Boone
Bob Boone was inducted in 1992 into the San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum for his baseball prowess, Bob Boone, Class of 1965 at Crawford High, was a quarterback in football, an All-section forward in basketball, and a pitcher/third baseman on CIF Section baseball champs (1964-65). An All-American at Stanford, he became a four-time All-Star and six-time Gold Glove catcher in 15 major lege...
Tempchin at 2010 Adams Avenue Street Fair
Headliners for the 2010 Adams Avenue 2010 Street Fair, September 25 & 26, include legendary Colt… the singer-songwriter Jack Tempchin. For more information… click on this link: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/aug/24/headlininers-announced-2010-adams-avenue-street-fa/
Shirley Beardsley Jensen, Class of 1965 Passed Away on September 8, 2010
Stephen Epstine, Class of 1967 Passed Away on August 22, 2010
Bonnie Angkayan, Class of 1978 Passed Away on June 22, 2010
Ronald Shearer, Class of 1966 Passed Away on July 5, 2010
Randall Smith, Class of 1970 Passed Away on July 3, 2010
George Goules, Class of 1970 Passed Away on August 28, 2010
Donna Woodly, Class of 1973 Passed Away on July 26, 2010
Crawford High Reunions
Crawford High Class of 1980, 30th Reunion Mixer - Barefoot Bar, Paradise Point, Mission Valley, October 8, 2010 Reunion - Karl Strauss Beer Garden, Sorrento Valley, October 9, 2010 Picnic - Harry Griffin Park, La Mesa, October 10, 2010 Contact: Richard...
Crawford High Reunions
Crawford High Class of 1990, 20th Reunion Mixer - TBA, October 8, 2010 Reunion - Crowne Plaza - Hanadlei Hotel, Mission Valley, October 9, 2010 Picnic - Crown Point Shores, Mission Bay, October 10, 2010 Contact: Susan Richardson-Alston email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Crawford High Reunions
Crawford High Class of 2000, 10th Reunion Ms. Rogoff’s House, September 10, 2010 Contact: Marco Castillo email: email@example.com
Crawford High Reunions
Crawford High Class of 1960, 50th Reunion Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 6:00PM Bali Hai Restaurant, Shelter Island Contact: Sandra Harrison-Barlau email: firstname.lastname@example.org