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Steve Gilbertson, '67 1949-2015
Steve Shepard, '67 writes below.


I'm sorry to report that Steve Gilbertson lost his battle with lung cancer
yesterday, July 8, 2015.  

He had been diagnosed last September. He had an up and down ten months before the cancer finally won. I'm happy that I had scheduled a trip to Dallas this week, so I was with him at the

He was a great guy whose fun-loving, goofball persona masked a very deep and
thoughtful nature, and he leaves a big hole in the hearts of his friends and


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Arlene Fisher Meadows '67 on July 13, 2015 at 11:13 PM said:

Steve, thank you for the notification. And glad that you could be with your dear friend. Some of my best high school memories are of the Steves, Shepard and Gilbertson.

Cancer sucks!
Bev Brauner on July 13, 2015 at 3:59 PM said:

Condolences to his family and friends. I agree with Nancy's comment that Steve was truly a gentleman, always friendly and respectful, never boastful or crass. God be with you Steve.
Nancy Gannon Vieira, '67 on July 12, 2015 at 2:04 PM said:

Always a gentleman. My thoughts are with his family. May your spirit soar, Steve.
Liz Ehinger, '67 on July 12, 2015 at 11:57 AM said:

I'm so sorry to hear this, Steve. Remembering senior prom, all those years ago. I always think of Sunny Hills and my high school years fondly. Rest in peace, Steve.

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July 12, 2015.