Service to Humanity Award Recipients


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First awarded in 1991, the Service to Humanity Award, formerly known as the Alumni Lifelong Leadership Award, recognizes the “unsung hero” who has dedicated a lifetime to the betterment of the community through volunteerism, community service, or philanthropy.  Those who have received this award include:

* Indicates deceased

Year AwardedRecipient
1991Reign S. Hadsell ’26 *
1993Dorothy (Barlow) Farner ’42 *
1994Caspar D. Green ’36 *
1995Ruth M. Harnar ’41 *
1996Harry L. Stiggers, D.O. ’53
1998Paula (Alexander) Fulmer ’52 *
1999William H. Hollinger ’43 *
2001Douglas Robertson ’54
Ellen Gibbs ’32 *
2002Marion (Hayner) Wolfe ’45 *
2003Louis Gordon III ’52 *
2004Richard Pejeau ’66
Susan (Brethauer) Pejeau ’66
2008Marie (Mahn) Presher ’30 *
2010Elizabeth (Reed) Cupp ’51
2011Frank Merritt ’65 *
2012Susan Wheeler Dawson ’42
2013Paul Whitacre ’78
2014Patricia A. (Hutchins) Murphy ’74
2015Dr. George Melnykovich ’65
2016Marshall Dunn ’65
2017Robert H. Stroup ’67
2018Pamela (Kuglar) Brown ’74
2019Dan Maxson ’79
2020Gary Barnard ’60
2021Beth L. Thompson ’04
2023Denny Taylor ’73 and Lucy Chamberlain ’73