1972 Class Notes

Gordon Berg, ’72, is the marketing research manager for Interlochen Center for the Arts. He previously worked in the advertising business. He is also finishing a CD to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; it includes contributions by such artists as Peter, Paul and Mary and Tom Chapin. After living in Royal Oak for 25 years, he and his wife, Lauren, moved to Traverse City in 2007. They have a son.

Dee Storey, ’72, gave a presentation about recovery from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) at the American Thoracic Society’s International Conference in Toronto, Canada, in May 2008. She was diagnosed with ARDS in March 2000. She spent nearly a month in the hospital supported by a ventilator. When she was able to return home, she needed supplemental oxygen 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Following an intensive rehabilitation program, she was weaned from supplemental oxygen more than a year later. She previously was a professor of teacher education at Saginaw Valley State University for 14 years. She lives in Saginaw.

John Van Harn, ’72, is currently traveling extensively in South America and Africa, holding leadership and business conferences in Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Rwanda, and Tanzania. “Wisdom Financial Summit” is a three-day conference which focuses on the application of the Book of Proverbs in business and leadership development. When he is not traveling, he lives in Jenks, OK.