Campus Mourns Loss of Leonard R. DeGrassi

Steven Montoya, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

Art History Emeritus Professor Leonard R. DeGrassi passed away Sept. 2 at the age of 88. He had suffered from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. DeGrassi was born March 2, 1928 in East Orange, N.J., and in 1937 his family mo...

Retired, Long-Time GCC English Professor Dies

Emiliano Chavez, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014

One does not usually enter a classroom expecting to hear an instructor speak with a British accent. However, the charming accent was only one of the multitude of characteristics that defined former GCC professor John Craven, who...

GCC Softball Coach Dave Wilder Dies at 70

Jonathan Caballeros, El Vaquero Staff Writer

June 11, 2013

Dave “Hawk” Wilder, coach of the Lady Vaqueros softball team, died on Sunday, May 2 at his home in Northridge at the age of 70. Wilder coached at Glendale from 2001 to 2013, winning 213 games during his career overall and...

Campus Mourns Loss of Instructor and Friend

Olga Ramaz

March 16, 2007

Paul Dozois, an engineering, drafting, Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM/CAD) instructor for 30 years, and former Division Chair of the Aviation and Technology department, died on the evening of March 1 of...

Former Student Loses Life While Stationed in Iraq

Diana Petras

March 16, 2007

Carla Jane Stewart, a GCC dance department alumna and an Army Reserve member, was a beloved 5-foot tall woman who died on Jan. 28 when her convoy vehicle overturned in Tallil, Iraq. Even at the age of 37, she reached her goal...