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The Spartan Walkway, built in 2011 as part of the ELHS 50th Birthday Party, graces the entrance to our school.
 
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Aug. 5, 2018 - - - For classmate Doug Goodrich, following the recent passing of his wife and mother; and for the loved ones mourning the loss of classmate Rick Willard. 
 
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 Aug. 3, 2018 - - - Linda Goodrich, wife of classmate Doug Goodrich, passes away
 
 
Doug and Linda Goodrich.
 
We extend our sympathies to classmate Doug Goodrich on the passing of his wife, Linda on Jul. 31, 2018, just 13 days after the passing of his mother. Please click here for Linda's obituary.
 
 Aug. 2, 2018 - - - Former classmate Pamela Lutts passes away
 
 
Pamela Lutts, later known as Chantel Pierre.
 
We've just learned that Pamela Lutts, who was in our class from first through third grades at Center and Mapleshade Schools, and who was later known as Chantel Pierre, passed away on Aug. 15, 2015. Please click here for her In Memory tribute.
 
 Jul. 26, 2018 - - - Classmate Rick Willard passes away
 
Our dear classmate Rick Willard passed away on Jul. 25, 2018 following a valiant year-long battle with melanoma cancer. Please click here for our In Memory tribute to him.
 
 
 
Rick's senior photo and with his wife, Lesley at our 40th class reunion in 2010.
 
   
 
Rick in 2016, and with his wife, Lesley in 2016.
 
 
Rick with his daughter, Courtney on Father's Day, 2018.
 
 Jul. 25, 2018 - - - Paul Radebaugh, brother of classmate Dave Radebaugh, passes away
 
We extend our sympathy to classmate Dave Radebaugh on the passing of his brother, Paul, ELHS 1976, on Jul. 23, 2018. Please click here for Paul's obituary. Dave has not yet joined our site, but if you wish to contact him, you may see his address and phone number by clicking on his name under Classmate Profiles and then clicking on Show Dave's Profile Questions and Answers.
 
Jul. 22, 2018 - - - Classmate Denise Descheneaux Frates joins our site
 
We're delighted to welcome classmate Denise Descheneaux Frates as a site member!
 
 
Denise's senior portrait.
 
 Jul. 19, 2018 - - - Mrs. Alice Goodrich, mother of classmate Doug Goodrich, passes away
 
We extend our sympathies to classmate Doug Goodrich on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Alice Goodrich, on Jul. 18, 2018. Please click here for Mrs. Goodrich's obituary.
 
 
Mrs. Goodrich
 
 
Mrs. Goodrich's sons, Ron and Doug with Bruce Moore and Henry "Hank" Dickinson at Greenlawn Cemetery, East Longmeadow following the interment of Mrs. Goodrich. As the superintendent of Greenlawn Cemetery, Bruce made all the arrangements for Mrs. Goodrich's burial. Henry was a close friend of the Goodrich family and drove down from New Hampshire to attend.
 
Jul. 4, 2018 - - - Classmate Bruce Moore and his wife build float for Fourth of July parade
 
Classmate Bruce Moore and his wife, the former Francie Lorent, ELHS 1969, created a beautiful float for the E. L. Fourth of July parade, celebrating the 200th anniversary of E. L.'s First Baptist Church. The float featured a wooden cross built by Bruce and a bell from the original church on Meadowbrook Rd. Church members sat on the float and marched behind it.
 
 
The float in the ELHS parking lot prior to the parade.
 
 
Bruce Moore rings the bell on the float during the parade. Photo courtesy of Mark M. Murray, The Republican.
 
Jun. 24, 2018 - - - Classmate Bruce Moore to give talk on E. L. quarries at public library
 
On Monday, Jun. 25, 2018, classmate Bruce Moore, who has served on the E.L. Historical Commission for 26 years, will present a talk on the history of East Longmeadow's quarrying industy at 6 p.m. at the E.L. Public Library. Please click here for an article on the talk and additional info on quarrying, and click here for another article and links to videos Bruce has made on town quarries. Well done, Bruce! Update on Jul. 11, 2018: to view the talk, click here.
 
 
Bruce Moore at the Pine Quarry conservation area, near Chestnut St. and Somers Rd.
 
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