Class Notes

Notes reported since January 2021.  Scroll through the decades and newest notes are at the top of each decade section.

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Class Notes 1940-1949

Leonard Schiff ‘45

Leonard Schiff ‘45 recently celebrated his 95th birthday with fellow Bexley grads in attendance including Joyce Rosenfeld Schiff ‘56, Randy Schiff ‘77, Patti Schiff Brawer ‘79 and Amy Schiff Ackerstein ‘83.  Photo includes children, grandchildren, and spouses who came from England, Seattle, and Atlanta to Florida to celebrate.

Class Notes 1950-1959

Larry Haas ’57

Larry Haas and wife, Diana.

Susan (Sue) Addison Jenkins ’56

First let me share that when my Bexley classmates knew me, my name was Susan Addison. However, I now go by Sue Jenkins.  As I approach my 84th birthday my life is still busy running my alterations and repair business, gardening and struggling with the drought, caring for my dog and 3 cats (a result Read More

Ronnie Blank ’58 and Bev Weston ’61

Ronnie Blank, class of 58 and his wife Bev Weston, class of 61, recently moved into an apartment in Bexley. We are located near Parkview and Main St, and welcome any visitor to our new location.  This is full circle for us coming back to our roots.  

Ruth Lindeck Forman ‘58

Greetings from sunny Southern California, Hope everyone is well and finding gratitude each day, and is proud to be a member of the outstanding Bexley School community that was established more than 100 years ago. Whether high school was a terrific experience or one in which you felt left out, we can all agree that Read More

Pete Halliday ’55

Peter B Halliday, class of 1955, and his wife celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary with a party at their farm in Pataskala, Ohio. Among their 125 guests were Ben Zox, class of 1955 also, and his wife Julie Pailet Zox.   Pete is retired and now living in New Albany, Ohio and Sanibel, Florida. 

George Keys ‘51

George Keys ‘51and wife are enjoying their large family .Most of our combined family live in the Houston, TX area and we see a lot of them We still play a lot of bridge with friends, exercise several times a week and mostly still enjoy life although we both have medical problems. My sister, Mary- Read More

Class of 1957 Reunion Photo Gallery

Class of 1957 – 65th Reunion Photos

Class Notes 1960-1969

L. April Riccio ’69

I attended our 40th High School Reunion but sadly, couldn’t make our 50th Reunion.  I retired from my long career in the fashion business doing public relations, marketing, merchandising and fashion for Garfinckel’s, Woodward & Lothrop, John Wanamaker’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor, and Neiman Marcus. I recently published two children’s books and am Read More

Ronnie Blank ’58 and Bev Weston ’61

Ronnie Blank, class of 58 and his wife Bev Weston, class of 61, recently moved into an apartment in Bexley. We are located near Parkview and Main St, and welcome any visitor to our new location.  This is full circle for us coming back to our roots.  

Class Notes 1970-1979

Staci Blanchard ‘87and Bruce Aldrich ‘78

Staci Blanchard ‘87 got married to Bruce Aldrich ‘78 in Costa Rica in June.

Rick Harris ’78

Rick Harris ’78 and his wife, Heidi,  twin 14-year-old sons, Alex and Ben, (and puppy Pippin) send greetings from Houston, Texas. Following stints in Boston, Park City, Utah, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, they now call the Lone Star State their home, where Rick oversees a frozen appetizer and snack company called Chung’s Gourmet Foods.   Read More

Nathaniel Borenstein ’75

After over 40 years in the Internet industry, I was preparing to retire and face life-threatening heart surgery (for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) when I started on a new drug in a clinical trial.  Within a week, not only were all my symptoms gone, so was my lifelong heart murmur and, most amazingly, so were physical limitations Read More

Beth Tornes ‘73

Beth Tornes (‘73) had her fourth collection of poetry, Northern Skies, published by Muriel Press in June. She will be reading at the Bexley Public Library at 7 p.m. on November 29th.  She lives in Lac du Flambeau, northern Wisconsin.

Class Notes 1980-1989

Staci Blanchard ‘87and Bruce Aldrich ‘78

Staci Blanchard ‘87 got married to Bruce Aldrich ‘78 in Costa Rica in June.

Matt Minkin ’88

So proud of our daughter, Isabella ’21. After visiting a few cities where she saw and fell in love with murals beautifying the landscape, at 16 she wanted the same for our Hamlet.  So, she presented the idea to Mayor Kessler and the Board, worked on designs and got it approved last summer.  She was Read More

Pamela Garlinghouse ’81

Pamela Garlinghouse (1981) graduated from The Ohio State University College of Nursing 2022 with Master of Science in Nursing. Was granted the academic award for – Advanced Practice Nursing: Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist.  Starting the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at The Ohio State University College of Nursing Fall 2022.  

Class Notes 1990-1999

Class Notes 2000-2009

Class Notes 2010-2019

Class Notes 2020-present