In Memoriam
Dec11

In Memoriam

The Geneseo Scene acknowledges the alumni and faculty we have recently lost. Eloine Judkins Dunlap ’42, July 13, 2018 Elizabeth Fraser McLernon ’45, May 6, 2018 Audra Packard Renswick ’48, July 23, 2018 Lucille Scheerschmidt Dieterle ’49, April 14, 2018 Kathleen Huggins Hurley ’50, July 22, 2018 Mary Thompson Ransom ’52, May 30, 2018 Domenica Evangelista Valvano ’56, July 28, 2018 Dr. John P. Madison ’62, May 8, 2018 Sara Cleveland...

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10,000 Maniacs, 37 Years of Music
Aug15

10,000 Maniacs, 37 Years of Music

John Lombardo ’74, taught himself guitar while he was a Geneseo student. Then he founded one of the most popular alternative bands of the 1980s and 1990s — and is still going strong. During the summer between his junior and senior year at Geneseo, John Lombardo ’74 taught himself how to play the bass guitar in his bedroom in Lakewood, N.Y. When he returned to campus in the fall, he joined the band Succotash, which he preferred to call...

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Good Karma and Positivity: They are a Choice.
Aug15

Good Karma and Positivity: They are a Choice.

My dear friend’s life was cut short. How he lived his life, teaches me how to live mine best. If you were on campus in the early ’80s, you probably remember my Genesee Hall roommate — the guy with the long hair and the derby hat. What you may not know is that Mike Annis ’84 died much too young at 54, taking his last breath in October 2016 in his Nashville home when his body finally said enough to a 33-year battle with Crohn’s, liver...

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Old Friends, Newly Reunited
Aug15

Old Friends, Newly Reunited

Geneseo friends are friends for life. We celebrate “sisters and brothers” who stay together.  Still running Twelve years ago, Karen Merrill Livingston ’08 moved into a house at 25 South Street in Geneseo with eight friends from the cross-country and track teams. Though they aspired to different careers, they trained and competed, talked over dinner and then studied in the library together every day. “We became family,”...

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Video:  John Lombardo ’74 of 10,000 Maniacs performs
Aug15

Video: John Lombardo ’74 of 10,000 Maniacs performs

John Lombardo ’74 taught himself how to play the bass guitar while he was a student at Geneseo. He went on to co-found the iconic alternative band the 10,000 Maniacs and is still making music with them and with another project, John & Mary and the Valkyries. Join him onstage in Buffalo, N.Y., where he was called up by friends to play and sing a...

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In Memoriam: Summer 2018
Aug15

In Memoriam: Summer 2018

Alumni  Connie Banker Kane ’44, March 11, 2018 John (Jack) Biondolillo ’56, Dec. 2, 2017 John Martin ’56, Feb. 20, 2018 Salvatore (Sam) DioGuardi ’59, March 28, 2018 Dr. Clyde Willis ’59, Jan. 22, 2018 Suellyn Hunt ’64, Jan. 31, 2015 Al Sciarrino ’68, Jan. 19, 2018 Kathie Pagano-Fuller ’76, Jan.  13, 2018 Bev Sager Gagliardi ’76, Jan.  4, 2018 Brian D. Soper ’77, Jan. 18, 2018 Amy Therrien-Borgus ’89, Jan.  9, 2018...

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