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10/01/14 11:08 AM #77    

Robert James Zito (1964)

Kudos on the Class of 64 Reunion Commitee and the GREAT REUNION!!!! I had a blast both nights!

Suggestion on 70th Birthday Blast: Maybe somthing more like the mixer we had on Friday. Let's let the commitee rest and recouperate a little for the 55th Reunion.

Great seeing everyone. We were really fortunate going to Crawford and doing so during the era we did. Early 60's ROCK!

Bob Zito


10/01/14 12:20 PM #78    


John "Jack" Abernethy (1964)

Actually, I was thinking the 70th Bday bash would be in lieu of a 55th Reunion. Both would be too much on everyone......especially our "award winning" committee. A more casual setting would be great....perhaps even a park or beach setting. I liked the time we did a picnic at Mission Bay. Also the idea of something sooner than a 55th would mean more of us would, hopefully, still be around! : )

Im glad there is interest in the idea, but we might want to table it for awhile. We dont want the committee to be overwhelmed. Right now they should be enjoying some much deserved (and needed) R&R!!!

10/01/14 12:45 PM #79    

Msgt Michael Drake Nesbit (1964)

The 1964 Crawford reunion was fabulous.  You all did a great job






10/01/14 05:37 PM #80    


John "Jack" Abernethy (1964)

I love the way this forum allows one to "edit" a post they have made, which allows them to go back and correct "typos," which I have done nore than once! Some things seldom "Type A" personalities! My kudos to our website designers and administrators!! :)

10/01/14 06:03 PM #81    


Janice Elaine Reasoner (Thompson) (1964)

Of course the reunion I had to miss was our 50th (sad face) But Jack a 70th I think would be a first and what a kicker that would be....and yep I think the majorityl of us will be 70 in '16,  .I am sure everyone invoved in the 50th worked super hard, as all the past ones were FANTASTIC also.Thank you each and everyone of you kuddos to you all. and so Sorry I missed it but will do all possible to make the next...Stay healthy and God Speed guys.


Janice Reasoner-Stone-Thompson

class of '64

10/01/14 07:22 PM #82    

Terilyn Hunter (Burg) (1964)

I am a little overwhelmed with all of the kinds very glad that a good time was had by all....

I will be hosting a Crawford High School Class of 64 web/facebook page in a couple of weeks...hope to open communications with the entire class....and be able to share pictures.   Any ideas???   Your thoughts would be appreciated....

Terilyn (Teri) Hunter Burg


10/02/14 10:16 AM #83    

Buai Tut (2005)

My fellow colts,

My name is Buai Tut and I am a graduate of Crawford High School class of 2005. I transferred to CHS because my siblings attended there and wanted to make it a huge part of my life. During my studies at CHS I was involved in multiple activities JROTC where I learned discipline, respect, and commitment to help others. I was also the Brigade J4 as well as Battalion Commander. I also played sports mainly basketball and we captured multiple league championships with a CIF banner the following year. Reading all of your memories has inspired me to reach out to the community surrounding CHS. The students, their families, campus staff to make CHS a great place to learn. We all know time has changed and so is the culture around us, but Crawford High will always be there as a stepping stone to go further in life. I am asking you one by one to let's all chip in attend one of the games or some athletic events support your alma mater. 


Once a Colt always a Colt


10/02/14 10:59 AM #84    


Julie Eskew (Daniel) (1964)

I'm bummed.  Wasn't able to attend 50th Reunion... but definitely will be available for next one!  

Please keep me on notification list.  (I don't mean next 50th!).


Julie Eskew Daniel '64

10/02/14 11:28 AM #85    

Laurence Joseph Vansworth Jr (1964)

I agree with all the other responses, the staff did a wonderful job.  We must remember to thank Charlene's little sister Sandy for her participation, as well as her husband Bob Weaver.

Thanks again for a nice time!

Larry Vansworth


10/03/14 01:16 AM #86    

Terilyn Hunter (Burg) (1964)

Also to be acknowledged is  BJ's sister Charlene Stebbins Landis (Class of 59) who has been a member of our commitee for all of our reunions....

Terilyn (Teri) Hunter Burg

Class of 64   (619) 302-4731 cell


10/03/14 06:19 PM #87    

Jo Ann Mellington (Brown) (1964)

I agree with every thing that has been said about our reunion staff. You all are amazing! What a wonderful time Paula Pohl Annis and I had.....the sisters from different parents together again!!! FUN, FUN, FUN,  I must comment on BJ'S sister, she looked younger than some of us!! Good work all of you! Thank you for making the 50th a time to remember.

10/03/14 09:58 PM #88    


John "Jack" Abernethy (1964)

Glad I wasnt the only one that noticed how young and beautiful Charlene looked. Must be in the genes.....runs in the family!

10/17/14 07:16 PM #89    


Frank Klepach (1964)

I agree with all the other posters. The Reunion Comittee for our 50th reunion did a fantastic job of staging one of the best reunions yet! You folks are awesome! All of your effort is truely appreciate. Thanks again for making our 50th Reunion such a great success. 

12/22/14 07:14 PM #90    

Richard Lee Garvin (1969)

Richard Garvin- Class of 1969

First job for me started two days after graduation..Don's Hamburgers which was out toward El Cajon...since I was part of the group from the San Carlos homes area never worked close to the school...

12/23/14 06:04 PM #91    

Clement Clarke Young II (1964)

The class of 64 50th reunion was my first, enjoyed it, talking to some of my class mates was enjoyable. I wasn't around San diego much after high school and SDSC. Was in the Navy for 28 years with a whole lot of traveling then to the Middle East for 8 years. I'm looking forward to the reunion CD, if it ever comes. My wife of 46 years enjoyed the reunion too, even though she was a Clairemont High grad from the days of fast times at Ridgemont High. Clarke Young

05/13/15 01:39 PM #92    


James Alan Kraus (1965)

My first job was a busboy at the Midway Chuckwagon for $1.00/hour..........

05/14/15 11:16 AM #93    

Dr. Frederick H. Giese, M. Th. , D. Min. (1965)

My first job was cutting lawns for the older people in my neighborhood on Saturday mornings.  Used to make about $15.00 a weeke-end.


05/14/15 11:53 AM #94    


Edward Mracek (1983)

My first job was in the dish room at El Conquistador Private Dormitory on Montezuma Road and 55th Street, I graduated to salad bar and worked there until going off to College at U.C.L.A.

05/16/15 10:37 AM #95    

Donald James Rogers (1969)

Don Rogers, Class of '69

My first job was as a janitor, with Environmenl Control...It was more than just a job.  We were like family.  I also worked weekends at Jack In The Box in Mission Valley.  Sadly it's gone now.

05/17/15 06:28 AM #96    


Randall William Sandberg (1969)

It's nice to remember the good ol' days when many of us were able to find jobs during or after our high school years, so I decided to chime in.

I attended a lot of summer school when in junior high so I was ahead of the game with credits by the time our junior year came around. I started a job during the summer before junior year at Monte Vista Retirement Lodge on Massachusetts Ave. in Lemon Grove. During our junior and senior years I only needed to be at school until noon; in the afternoons I worked 1 to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Also alternated 8 hours on Saturday and Sunday with my cohort Bob, a student from Monte Vista High in Spring Valley. We were maintenance assistants who took care of pretty much everything imaginable from janitorial work to helping the gardener on the 5-acre property. $1.65 per hour, 28 hours per week. My wallet was never empty.

It was a good experience. We learned lots of things that were later useful after starting to live in our own homes. Shortly after graduation day I moved on to the service department at University Ford in Mission Valley. Pay jump to $1.75 per hour. Yesssss!! I am not alone in lamenting that few of the young people today are able to find such opportunities to get work experience and start on a solid track towards the future. Sadly our political "leaders" have seen fit to export too many jobs in the name of "free trade" and otherwise have allowed the country to be overrun by outsiders that have taken many of the same kinds of jobs that we had.

05/17/15 09:44 AM #97    


Sylvia Wicke (Ryerson) (1968)

My first job, other than babysitting, was at Winchells Donut Shop on 40th and Meade in San Diego. I worked at a few different ones before I began working at Home of Guiding Hands in 1970.

05/18/15 08:51 AM #98    

Michael Alan Carteron (1983)

My first real job was at the San Diego Zoo washing dishes in the Golden Eagle restaurant. I say real job because before that I delivered papers in the morning for the SD Union. It is good to look back and see how far we have come and what we have accomplished. It also points out how plentiful jobs were when we were younger.

05/19/15 09:23 AM #99    

Linda Lee Mann (Urmacher) (1967)

Linda Lee (Mann) Urmacher Class of 1967

My first work experience was in High School, employed by Sea World in the Hawaiian Punch Building. I prepared salads and processed lettuce and tomatoes and I worked at the counter.  It was a great job.  Ultimately, I attended San Diego State University and UCSD, and worked at Scripps and UCSD School of Medicine in administration.  I then moved on to New York City where I held positions at Rockefeller University, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and The Dalton School. I have lived in New York since 1975, having been married for 32 years, and we have a son born in New York, living in Brooklyn.  I always remember my days at Crawford and my first job.


07/15/15 05:55 PM #100    


Alan Scott Fedder (1969)

My first "job" was substituting newspaperboy delivering the San Diego Union for Ron Oldenettel, then I got my own route on his recommendation. This was in junior high.  I delivered those papers every morning (pretty much) for maybe three years.  In 12th grade I worked for my dad cleaning construction sites on the weekend, getting an actual paycheck. Lost some weight and put on a little muscle, showing how out of shape I was before! After high school I worked at Ets Hokin & Galvan as an Eletrician's Helper helping to make waveguide.  That job only lasted a couple of weeks, then the contract was completed.  While going to Grossmont College I worked a couple weeks as night cleaner assisting the owner of a jantorial business. He let me go for being not quick enough. Next I got a job in the Grossmont College Library.  I loved that job, shelving and checking out books! After my first year of junior college I joined the military.

Alan Fedder '69

07/17/15 02:15 AM #101    

Evangeline "Angie" Fernandez (Bitsko) (1980)

My first job was working as a library aide at the Paradise Hills branch of the San Diego Public Library.  I was so excited to be earning a whopping $2.65 an hour!

Angie (Evangeline) Bitsko (Fernandez) -- Class of 1980

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