Green & Gold Reunion September 23–25, 2016 edu/reunion If you are interested in planning your upcoming reunion, email [email protected] Also heard from Patty Pike Hallock who sent me some chocolates after one of my recent mishaps. I just know some of you will surprise me for the fall issue and put Daan’s worries to rest.Submit your news to— UVM Alumni Relations edu/classnotes I received a surprise note from our classmate, Dorothy “Dot” Franklin Cole, who lives in Shelburne, Vermont. Submit your news to— June Hoffman Dorion [email protected] “Ells” Higgins, 93, died peacefully on January 25, 2016.I have not seen her in many years, but I remember her well. Originally from Essex Junction, Vermont, she graduated with a degree in mathematics. Keenan ’71 has published a book of her mother’s writings, Willard Robertson, 88, passed away on February 18, 2016, at his home at Fillmore Pond, Bennington, Vermont.
I also heard recently from my faithful contributor, Daan Zwick. You better all email or write soon, so he gets a different impression. I am sure he would love to hear from some of you as well.
After graduation, she moved to Hartford, Connecticut, and worked for Hamilton Standard. They had four sons and two daughters and eventually settled in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania. A native of Greenwich, Connecticut, “Will” was a longtime resident of Peru, Vermont.
He was a graduate of Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine.
Will was a Phi Delta Theta and was a Kake Walk director in 1950.
It was at UVM where Will met his future wife, Mary Jean Henderson Robertson ’49.
After their marriage in 1950, they moved to Michigan, lived in the Detroit area and Grand Rapids, where they brought up their three sons.
They returned to Vermont in 1977 and settled in Peru, where they renovated and expanded Will’s father’s summer home.
There they hosted family members and friends from around the country and pursued their interests in travel and antiques and collectables, until Mary’s passing in 2007.
In 2011, Willard became a resident in the assisted living community at Fillmore Pond in Bennington. Curtis died on November 29, 2012 in San Diego, California.