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The Spartan Walkway, built in 2011 as part of the ELHS 50th Birthday Party, graces the entrance to our school in this September 2012 photo.
 
 Sep. 26, 2022 - - - Upperclassman Jim Stratos, ELHS 1968, passes away
 
We bid farewell to Jim Stratos, ELHS 1968, who passed away on Aug. 9, 2022 from the effects of Merkel cell carcinoma, according to his son Jim, Jr. An obituary was not published. During his career following high school, Jim was a banker, police officer, photographer, framer, mechanic, web designer, and finally a private detective. Please click here for our tribute to Jim and other members of the ELHS Class of 1968 who have passed away.
 
 
 
Jim in 1968 (senior portrait) and later in life.
 
 Sep. 23, 2022 - - - Upperclassman Diana Fisher, ELHS 1967, passes away
 
We bid farewell to Diana Fisher, ELHS 1967, who passed away on Sep. 14, 2022. Some of us had her mother, Mrs. Ruth Fisher Washburn, who we knew as Mrs. Ruth Fisher, as our first grade teacher at Center School. Mrs. Washburn, 96, resides in East Longmeadow. Please click here for Diana's obituary and click here for our tribute to her and other members of the ELHS Class of 1967 who have passed away.
 

Diana's senior portrait
 
 Sep. 2, 2022 - - - ELHS science teacher Mr. Lloyd Dale passes away
 
We bid farewell to science teacher Mr. Lloyd Dale, who passed away at the age of 91 on Aug. 29, 2022 in Morehead City, NC. Mr. Dale taught chemistry and physics at ELHS from 1960-1989. Per the family, an obituary will not be published. Please click here for our tribute to him and other ELHS faculty members from our time who have passed away.
 
 
 
Mr. Dale in 1969 and in 2010 with his wife, Nancy.
 
 Aug. 27, 2022 - - - Underclassman Vincent "Vinny" Villamaino, ELHS 1973 and brother of classmate Teresa Villamaino Lalli, passes away
 
We bid farewell to Vincent "Vinny" Villamaino, ELHS 1973 and brother of classmate Teresa Villamaino Lalli, who passed away on Aug. 25, 2022. Please click here for Vinny's obituary and click here for our tribute to him and other members of the ELHS Class of 1973 who have passed away.
 
 
 
Vincent in 1973 (senior portrait) and later in life.
 
 Aug. 6, 2022 - - - Classmate Paul Battige passes away
 
We've just learned that our dear classmate Paul Battige passed away on Feb. 3, 2021 from complications arising from diabetes. Please click here for our tribute to Paul.
 
 
Paul's senior candid photo, with industrial arts teacher Mr. Charles Burtt.
 
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