Class History: 1969 to 2018
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Class History: 1969 to 2018

[Editors Note:  Originally published on 26 May 2019;  This is fifth in a series of re-published Essays from the 50th Reunion ClassBook.]   Back again, your whilom class historian here reviews our half-century of adulthood by examining the world and American culture at the milestones of our graduation in 1969, the 25th reunion in 1994, and…

Stephen Lord – 50th Reunion Essay
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Stephen Lord – 50th Reunion Essay

When I graduated from Yale with a BS in Physics, I had absolutely no idea what I was going to do after that. Period. Grad school in physics? Not likely, wasn’t smart enough, didn’t want to teach, not a good job market, etc. So, I got a job as an engineer programming a computer to design acoustic lenses using ray tracing. It was not a bad job: congenial co-workers, definite applications to oceanography, and I could easily make use of computer programming …

John Bernard Waldman – 50th Reunion Essay
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John Bernard Waldman – 50th Reunion Essay

John Bernard Waldman 1183 Krumkill Road Slingerlands, NY 12159 drjbwaldman@icloud.com 518-495-2222 Spouse(s): Marjorie (Muffi) Payne Waldman (1969) Child(ren): Aaron Everett (Rett) Waldman (1972), Marjory (Jory) Waldman, 1975 Degrees:Albany Medical College, MD, 1973 Career: Residency in Neurological Surgery, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany Medical College, 1973-1979; Fellowships in Pediatric Neurosurgery at The Hospital for Sick Children,…

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Fred N. Zackon – 50th Reunion Essay

Fred N. Zackon 1 Central Place Newburyport, MA 01950 fredzackon@gmail.com 978-766-0098 Child(ren): Leah (1993), Aaron( 1995) College: Trumbull Often enough it’s all a mash-up to me, so this report is unstoried. I’ve lived for eight years now in the fine seaside town of Newburyport, Massachusetts. Though single, I have armfuls of treasured friendships. I write…

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Richard Lee Zahn – 50th Reunion Essay

Richard Lee Zahn 3357 Brush Creek Road Oklahoma City, OK 73120 rlzahn47@outlook.com 405-818-6793 Spouse(s): Linda Meinig Zahn, (1969) Child(ren): Stephen (1971), Brian (1974), Emily (1978) Grandchild(ren): Regan Zahn (1998), Addie Zahn (2001), Carson Zahn (2003), Campbell Zahn (2005), Peyton Braly (2009), Corbin Braly (2011) Education: Stanford University MBA 1974 National Service: Lt., US Navy ’69–’72…

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Richard W. Zalar Jr., MD – 50th Reunion Essay

Richard W. Zalar Jr., MD 8300 Delmar Boulevard #518 University City, Missouri 63124 Rzalar@aol.com Spouse(s): 1st marriage: (1975–1985). Paula Zuk (1987) Education: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, 1969–1973, MD degree. Los Angeles County; University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internship/Residency, 1973–1977 Career: Clinical Practice Obstetrics and Gynecology for…

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Alan L. Zaur – 50th Reunion Essay

Alan L. Zaur 128 Trillium Hill Montpelier, Vermont 05602 AlanZaur@comcast.net 802-223-4176 or 802 272-8913 Spouse(s): Karen Berkman Zaur (1969) Child(ren): Isaac Zaur (1977), Nathaniel Zaur (1980) Grandchild(ren): Jean Marie Zaur (2005), Sophie Marie Zaur (2006), Natalie Marie Zaur (2013) Education: Hahnemann Medical College Drexel University, MD 1975 Career: Private practice of adult and adolescent psychiatry…

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Roger Hung Tuan Yee – 50th Reunion Essay

Roger Hung Tuan Yee 222 Burns Street Forest Hills, NY 11375 rhtyee@gmail.com 718-544-0939 Spouse(s): Carol Yee (1975) Child(ren): Philip (1980), Eleanor (1986) Education: Yale College, BA (1969), Yale School of Architecture, M.Arch (1972) Career: Architect/draftsman, Philip Johnson & John Burgee; Editor, Architectural Record, House Beautiful, Contract; Marketing Advisor, Cushman & Wakefield; Editor, Visual Profile Books…

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Wendell Atom Yee – 50th Reunion Essay

Wendell Atom Yee 1154 Willow Glen Way San Jose, CA 95125 atomyee@aol.com 408-947-1571 (home phone) Spouse(s): Amy Randall Yee (1984) Child(ren): Abigail Lourinda Yee (1989), David Neil Yee (1993) Education: Yale University BS Chemistry 1969, University of California, Santa Cruz PhD Chemistry 1977 Career: Chemistry Professor 1977–present Avocations: I ride my bicycle to work every…

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Bryant Young – 50th Reunion Essay

Bryant Young 39 Gramercy Park North, Apt. 2E New York, NY 10010 paullik@aol.com 212-460-9341 Spouse(s): Rebecca Wong (1981) Child(ren): Nicholas (1986), Paul (1980) Education: Yale, BA English 1971; Harvard, M.Arch 1975; Columbia, MBA 1985 Career: Architecture: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Abramowitz, Harris Kingland, 10 years; Real Estate Management: Merrill Lynch Hubbard, HRE Properties, 21 Street…

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Robert J. (Buzz) Yudell – 50th Reunion Essay

Robert J. (Buzz) Yudell 933 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90405 byudell@mryarchitects.com 310-450-1400 Spouse(s): Christine B. Beebe (1982) Education: Yale, 1969 BA; Yale, M.Arch 1973 Career: Architect, Founding Partner Moore Ruble Yudell Architects and Planners for 40 years, Adjunct Professor UCLA 1977–2001, Friedman Visiting Professor UC Berkeley 2001, Visiting Critic Yale 1973–1976, Visiting Critic UT…

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Herbert Joseph Wright III – 50th Reunion Essay

Herbert Joseph Wright III Date of Death: 24-Aug-2005 College: Morse (These memorials appeared in the Los Angeles Times and Fandom.) LA Times: Herbert Wright was best known as producer and writer of the successful TV series, Star Trek, The Next Generation. He began life in Keokuk Iowa, and then went on to Yale University (where…