Marie Patricia Thompson - 1973
Marie Patricia Thompson, 101, who became an interior designer after raising her children and earning her WWU degree at age 50, on Jan. 11, 2023.
Ethan Frank - 2021
Ethan Frank, B.A., Fairhaven interdisciplinary concentration, is a marketing associate with Marketing Choices, and he’s based in Maui, Hawaii.
John A. Simpson - 1971
After graduating from Western, John A. Simpson, B.A., history, earned an M.A. at the University of Arkansas and a Ph.D. at the University of Oregon. He retired from Kelso School District following a 33-year career in teaching. His sixth book, “All for the Union: The Saga of One Northern Family Fighting the Civil War,” released in April 2022 by Stackpole Books, is a non-fiction account based on 180 letters written by family members from a rural western New York community during the Civil War.