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Commemorating Morse classmate Danny Horowitz

Ruth Jarmul writes: “Amity Horowitz has given permission to share this Caring Bridge announcement of this very sad news about her husband Danny Horowitz; they were both Morse 1971. “The below memorial notice appeared in today’s (August 15, 2019) Washington Post. As Jesse (their son) mentioned, at the moment there are no plans for a […]

A Celebration of Darryle Pollock’s Life

Alice Young writes: I wanted to share some photos taken at Darryle Pollock’s celebration of life last week [late August] in LA, a few days before what would have been her 70th birthday. Jean Brenner, Priscilla Lundin, Deborah Rothman, Scott Carde and I from ‘71 and Mary Carde and Tom Shortall from ‘72 attended. Best […]

Darryle Pollack – 1949-2019

Doreen Gluckin passes along this sad news: Andy, It is with a very heavy heart that I am forwarding this obituary to you. Darryle was, as Steve Cushner commented on Facebook recently, “one of the most beloved members of our class since her first day in New Haven”. I feel that the world seems smaller […]

Alice Young Tributes Don Nakanishi Friday November 4 in New Haven

Alice Young writes: I will be moderating a tribute to our classmate Don Nakanishi from 3:45-4:15 pm at the Yale RITM Conference on November 4 at 351 Loria Center, 190 York Street, New Haven, followed by a reception at Timothy Dwight College. If you are in the neighborhood please come by. More at:  


Neal Silverman

Leslie Silverman has written to let us know of the recent passing of her brother Neal. She writes: “My beloved brother Neal Silverman passed away March 14, 2012. “Neal passed away as a result of severe lung disease, specifically, pulmonary hypertension.  This world has lost a brilliant and talented individual and I have lost a […]


40th Reunion Writeup by Andy Kaufman

We have a sneak peek at Andy Kaufman’s writeup on our 40th reunion for the YAM Class Notes: Great weather, great turnout (some 240 classmates, with overall attendance of approximately 375), and unbridled energy and enthusiasm characterized our 40th Reunion in Branford College.  From the opening cocktails and dinner on Thursday evening through the Sunday […]


Bob Shapiro Memorial Service

Bob Shapiro’s memorial service at the NYC Yale Club Nov. 16 was crowded with classmates who knew him from Yale as well as those of us who met him more recently through the class lunches he co-founded and through many other Yale connections. His wife, Connie, his children, Philip and Elana, his parents, Millie and […]


RSVP for Bob Shapiro Memorial Nov. 16

Andy Sherman asks anyone planning to attend the Nov. 16 memorial service for Bob Shapiro at the NYC Yale Club to do two things: 1) RSVP soonest (reply form is below) if you haven’t already, and 2) Let Catherine Ross (cjross27[at] know you’re coming, so Catherine can get an accurate headcount for the service. Details […]


Memorial for Bob Shapiro Nov. 16 at NYC Yale Club

As many readers know, our dear friend and classmate Bob Shapiro (TC) passed away on May 27. Although quite a few classmates were able to attend his funeral, the Class Council agreed that it would be appropriate to hold a class memorial service for Bob who played such an important role in the life of […]


NYC Class Lunch Fri. July 11

The monthly class lunches in NYC have been named in honor of our classmate Bob Shapiro. Jim Kaplan and Bill Primps write: The Robert I. Shapiro Memorial Lunch of the Yale Class of 1971 at the Yale Club of New York will be held in the Tap Room on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 12:30 […]