In Memoriam: Mary Hawk ’56, Bulldog for Life


Mary Hawk '56Mary Vassee Hawk ’56 passed away on Aug. 17, 2014.

At Redlands, she met her future husband, William ’54, and was a member of Alpha Sigma Pi sorority, Redlands International Student Association, Yearbook and the national honor society Motar Board. After graduating, she worked at Pasadena City College in the Parent Education Department.

She and her husband were dedicated Bulldogs and provided leadership support to the Redlands Fund as President’s Circle donors. They also facilitated numerous University events, including class reunions and Summer Send Off parties and countless activities with the Los Angeles Alumni Club.

In addition, she served on the University’s Alumni Association Board, Alumni Career Network, Alumni Relation Committee, Centennial Celebration Committee, the Los Angeles Chapter Steering Committee and the Town & Gown Association. For her dedication and service to the University, she was awarded the University’s Distinguished Service Award in 1990 and the Centennial Award in 2006. Survivors include her husband, William ’54.


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