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Jose ‘Joe’ F. Agapito ’73

Jose ‘Joe’ F. Agapito ’73 of Grand Junction, Colo., died on November 25, 2009. Born in 1937 in Fundao, Portugal, Joe began his career as a mining engineer in British tin mines. He received his degree in mining...

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Dwight H. Bingham, Jr. ’49

Dwight H. Bingham, Jr. ’49 of San Angelo, Texas, died on May 28, 2009. Dwight was born in 1949 in Lake Charles, La. A member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, he graduated from Mines with a degree in geological engineering. On the day...

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Frederick ‘Fred’ Carpenter

Frederick “Fred” Carpenter of Rockford, Ill., died on February 2, 2009. Fred was born in 1913. He married Velma Hicks on June 18, 1935. During his career, Fred was a professor of mathematics at Mines and Colorado...

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Robert “Bob” Elliot ’69

Robert “Bob” Elliot ’69 of Moon, Va., died on January 30, 2010. Born in 1946, Bob graduated from Mines with a degree in geophysical engineering. Bob completed naval officer training in Pensacola, Fla., and...

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George E. Gebhardt ’40

George E. Gebhardt ’40 of Coos Bay, Ore., died on January 24, 2010. Born in 1915, George was raised in Coos Bay and attended North Bend High School, where he was class president, won the extemporary speaking contest and...

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Perry K. ‘P.K.’ Hurlbut ’40

Perry K. “P.K.” Hurlbut ’40 of Midland, Texas, died on February 7, 2010. P.K. was born in 1914 in Joplin, Mo. He graduated from Mines with a degree in geological engineering. He began his career working as a...

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William ‘Bill’ N. Lawless

William “Bill” N. Lawless ’59 of Westerville, Ohio, died on December 25, 2009. Bill was born in Denver in 1936. He graduated from Mines with a degree in metallurgical engineering and was a member of the Alpha...

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Dent L. Lay ’35

Dent L. Lay ’35 of Boulder City, Nev., died on February 16, 2010. Dent was born in Rocky Ford, Colo., in 1912. He graduated from Mines with a degree in metallurgical engineering. At Mines, Dent was active in sports,...

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E. Jay Mayhew ’41

E. Jay Mayhew ’41 died on February 18, 2010. Jay was born in 1916 and grew up on his family’s farm near Trusdale, Kan. On August 3, 1938, shortly after starting his career at Mines, he and Helen M. Moore eloped....

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Jerry R. McLeod ’57

Jerry R. McLeod ’57 of Carmel, Calif., died on March 1, 2010. Jerry was born in 1935 and was raised in Shreveport, La., where he graduated from Byrd High School in 1953. While at Mines he was an all-conference guard on...

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Bobby G. Newton ’52

Bobby G. Newton ’52 of Hinsdale, Ill., died on May 16, 2010. He was born in 1928 in Newton County, Okla. His family later moved to Nickerson, Kan., where he graduated from Reno Community High School in 1946. Bobby was a...

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