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Gary Fish ’62, Livingston, played the parts of Merlyn and the priest in Intermountain Opera Bozeman’s production of “Camelot” this past February. While living in Tokyo for 25 years, Fish performed with the Tokyo International Players, and he taught theater and directed plays at The American School in Japan for 16 years. Upon his return to the U.S., he acted with the Montana Repertory Theatre for six tours, performing in musicals, operettas, comedies and dramas. Fish also is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. (Pictured with his wife of 47 years, Aleata)
Ron Somerville M.S. ’65, Juneau, AK, received the Alaska Governor’s 2019 Conservationist of the Year award for nearly 60 years of fish and wildlife conservation. Growing up as a commercial fisherman, Somerville worked for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game as a field biologist, regional supervisor and director of wildlife conservation. After retiring, he dedicated countless hours as a volunteer to protecting state management of public lands and increasing access for all Alaskans. (Pictured with Alaska Gov. Michael Dunleavy, left)
Erika Brown Hansen ’66, Vienna, VA, founded the organization Colontown, a community dedicated to empowering patients dealing with colon cancer. Brown worked as a corporate executive search professional when she was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 58. Colontown is a collection of more than 100 Facebook “neighborhoods” organized around different pieces of the disease to help patients navigate the clinical trial process. Brown also is on the National Cancer Institute’s Colon and Rectal Cancer Task Force.