There seems to be a compassionate curiosity about what happened to our friends. In the spirit of honoring their memories and their lives, wed like to include biographical information (dates, life details, memories, tributes, etc.). If you can confirm, refute or expand any of this information, or if you want to add a thought, or brief memory or tribute, please to email us at this website.

In the same spirit, what follows is the information we have at this point.

Mary Beacham died in 2015.
Jim Bensihle was in the Chorale Union and Swim Club. He died in 2014.
Michael Benton served two tours in Viet Nam; he was attending college and had been married for only 9 months when he died in a car accident at 24 yearrs of age.
Sherry Black was in the pep club and several other clubs. She died of asthma related problems in 1993.
Marvin Brandt (please write a tribute if you knew him)
Margaret (Peggy) Burns was active in the French, Pep and Photography clubs, and played Powder Puff Football. She had Muscular Dystrophy and died in 2014. click here to read her obituary
Edward (Eddie) Burruel was on the varsity football and baseball teams, and a member of the Interact club. He died of a heart attack in 2008. click here to read his obituary
Ron Buschkowsky died of AIDS prior to our 25th reunion.
Anne Butler was on the honor roll throughout high school and a member of the future Teachers Association. She died in 2015.
Scott Carpenter played JV and varsity football. He died in Viet Nam.
Roy Culver was on the varsity wrestling team.
Carol Evans was on the honor roll and in the pep club. She died in an automobile accident in 1976.
David Farris died as a result of an auto accident in 1986.
Beverly George Payne married and had 2 sons before succumbing to a drug overdose shortly after high school.
Barbara Gillaspy attended PHS through her junior year. She passed away in northern California in 2006.
Beverly Heinly was on the honor roll and active in several clubs in high school.
Pam Holler Chapman was on the honor roll and in the choral union and tennis, GAA and French clubs. She died during heart surgery in 2006.
Rejeana Irwin attended PHS up to her junior year.
Patty Kearns (please write a tribute if you knew her)
Dennis Kelsey was on the varsity swim team and in the choral union. He stayed in the valley after high school and was a firefighter at Plant 42. Dennis died of cancer before the 30th reunion.
Linda Maddox graduated from Palmdale High School, California State University - San Bernardino, and LaVerne School of Law. Her accomplishments were many, among them: she became a lawyer and Chief Deputy for both Santa Barbara and San Bernadino Counties, helped with law cases for abused children, traveled extensively, had a pineapple plantation in Hawaii for awhile, and raised succulent plants in their vacation home in Bear Valley Springs CA, becoming known locally as "The Succulent Lady". She died in 2010 after a long struggle with lung cancer. click here to read her obituary
Robert Mix attended PHS up to his junior year. He died in 1970.
Nancy Neinast was a member of the Jet Gazette staff and GAA. She died of cancer in 1999.
Steve Nichols was on the honor roll and in the choral union and several PHS bands. He was in Yemen working for Catholic Relief Services when he was hit by a car while jogging in 1981.
Pat Novy was on the honor roll and in the pep club and band. He died in 2001.
Randy Parsons died in 2011.
Linda Pittario Berthiaume attended PHS during her senior (and possibly junior) year. She died of a heart attack in December 2005.
John Rex Powell died of a heart attack in 1996.
Patrick Powell Jackson died in April 2015.
Eddie Ramos played basketball for the Falcons, was a letterman and in the German, science and pep clubs. He died of pneumonia in 2009.
Kris Reeder was on the honor roll throughout her 4 years at PHS. She was also in the Pep and Art clubs, GAA, Choral Union and on the tennis team. She died in 2008. click here to read her obituary
Joe Riley was interested in motorcycles, playing guitar, singing and writing songs. He died in 2011 from a ruptured aorta.
Bill Satterfield was in the science, electronics and business clubs. He died of a heart attack in in January 2009.
Gary Swiercinsky was in the dance band and pep club, and participated in football and track. He died in 2007.
Kurt Suitor died of cancer in 1993.
Rick Torres played football (MVP 1966), basketball, baseball and track, and was in the Letterman's and Pep clubs. He died in a motorcycle accident in 2007.
Jesse Vasquez played varsity football and was on the pep squad. He died in 2008.
Dennis Verigilo was on the honor roll, junior class senator and in several clubs. He died in 2004.
Floyd Whitson was in the pep club and American Field Service. He enlisted in the Marines after graduating, and was wounded twice. He died in a scuba diving accident near Fort Ord, CA in 1973, possibly very early in 1974.
Jacquelyn Wible (please write a tribute if you knew her)
Sandy Wilson Macy spent many years working for Wilson Ambulance, her family's business. She died in 2012. click here to read her obituary
Joyce Wooldridge continued to live in Palmdale and died of cancer before the 30th reunion.
James Zuelke was on the Honor Roll throughtout high school and a member of the Spanish, Letterman's, and Future Teachers of America clubs; on the Student Court; and played JV and Varsity Baseball. He died in 2017.
click here to read his obituary
 

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