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{ class notes } the Center for Public in memoriam Leadership, John F. Kennedy School of C. Randall “Randy” Bupp ’75 passed away on June 7, 2012. A Government at Harvard prominent member of the bankruptcy bar, Randy joined Bardellini, University. He was chief Straw, Cavin & Bupp in 2002, after having been a partner of a justice of the Vermont leading bankruptcy firm in Oakland for 25 years. Randy was also a Supreme Court from longtime volunteer with the Taylor Family Foundation, an adjunct 1997 to 2004. ~ Jerome professor at JFK University School of Law, and a devoted husband l. lemberger and his and father. wife, Sheila, of Colorado Springs are proud parents William D. Hunter ’73 passed away on May 27, 2012, after of three new dachshund battling cancer for several years. William resided in Ashland, pups named Writ, Ore., and was a wonderful lawyer, husband, father, grandfather, Hastings, and Court. and friend. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. writes: 71 resident of San Francisco, Bill served as a junior officer in the died on April 6, 2012, at the age of 74. AWilliam Horton ’66 steve tapson “Finally over the two-year U.S. Navy before attending UC Hastings. After graduating, Bill circus representing Nancy joined the law firm of Henry, Oliver, and McCreavy and special- Garrido. Still defending the ized in business law. Bill went on to manage his own practice poor and downtrodden in until his retirement in 1997. He remained in the Navy Reserves Hangtown. Need more rich for 27 years, eventually reaching the rank of captain. and downtrodden here.” Judge Robert Coyle ’56 passed away at the age of 82 on May was elected 70 bench in 1982. He served as chief judge for California’s eastern7, 2012. President Ronald Reagan nominated him to the federal Harold small federal judicial district for six years. During his career, Robert chancelier (executive presided over hundreds of cases, including Gallo wine empire vice president) of the battles. In more recent years, Robert played a vital, hands-on Confrérie de la Chaîne des role in Fresno’s new $140 million downtown federal courthouse. Rôtisseurs. In addition to holding the No. 2 position Wilbur F. Littlefield ’49 died at the age of 90 on June 9, in the United States, Hal 2012. He spent four decades with the Los Angeles County also serves on the Conseil Public Defender’s Office, joining in 1957 and becoming a public Magistral, the international defender in 1976. His granddaughter Christina Behle is a deputy governing council for this public defender. organization, which has UC HaSTINGS 49


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