TOM HAGEDORN, USD men’s tennis coach, passed away after an 18-month battle with leukemia on March 21, 2009. His wife Melissa and his sister Sandy were at his side. Those wishing to honor him with memorial gifts are asked to make a donation in his name to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of San Diego or to the USD Athletics Department. (See story.)
SISTER HELEN HAMMACK, RSCJ, served as associate professor and chair of the biology department at USD from 1969 to 1971. She passed away in Atherton, Calif., on March 16, 2009.
JOHN O’TOOLE (BBA ’86) passed away on Aug. 2, 2008. He was an attorney and had lived in Orange County since 1988. “He enjoyed traveling, listening to music — particularly the symphony where he was a season-ticket holder — baseball and playing with his German shepherd, Joey,” writes his wife Nancy.
JUDITH RAUNER ’95 (Ed.D.), a visionary community service leader and author who founded USD’s Community Service-Learning Program, died peacefully from a malignant brain tumor on March 23, 2009. Her family suggests contributions to the Dr. Judy Rauner Scholarship at the University of San Diego. For information, go to www.sandiego.edu/csl/ judyrauner. (See story.)