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List of 20 news stories.

  • Cynthia M. Frederico

    Cynthia M. Frederico '64, aged 76, of Blue Springs, MO, peacefully departed this world on October 13, 2023. Born in Kansas City, MO, to Sam and Ethel DiGiovanni, Cynthia’s life was a beautiful tapestry of love and faith. 
    Read the full obituary here.
  • Gayla Honeycutt

    Honorary Alumni
    Gayla L. Honeycutt, after a lengthy battle Gayla slipped the ties that bound her to this mortal plain and stepped peacefully into that good night on Nov. 26, 2023. 
    Gayla is survived by her husband, James Richard Honeycutt; a daughter, Jennie N. Pollard; son-in-law, Steve Pollard; and grandsons, Liam and Aiden; as well as her beloved puppy, Winston. Gayla began her career at Barstow in 1990, serving until 2003 as the head librarian. 
    Read the full obituary here.
  • Yvonne Rosser

    Honorary Alumni
    Yvonne Annette Rosser passed away on November 10, 2023. Yvonne began her career at Barstow in 1980 and retired in 2008. She taught lower school art for 28 years at Barstow and was an honorary alum. 
    Unfortunately, no online obituary is available.
  • Mary Jane Moore

    Class of 1945
    Jane Moore '45 was born in Topeka, KS, to Dr. and Mrs. Mark H. Perrin. She graduated from The Barstow School in Kansas City, Missouri. She passed away peacefully at home in San Antonio at age 95. Memorial service followed by a reception, Friday, November 10th at 10:00, St. Luke's Episcopal Church: 11 St. Lukes Lane, San Antonio, 78209. Read the full obituary here.
  • Jacqueline Welch Bowe

    Class of 1940
    Jacqueline Welch Bowe '40 age 99, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of John Doremus Bowe, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Jackie was born July 11, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, daughter of the late Gustavus D. Welch and Mildred Peet Welch.
    Read the full obituary here.
  • Arey Thompson Baas

    Class of 1954
    Arey Thompson Baas '54 passed away on October 7, 2023, surrounded by her children at St. Luke's Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.
    She is survived by her three children, Steven Baas and his wife Sally, Sarah Conkling and her husband Rick, Scott Baas and his wife Sharon, four grandchildren, and great-grandchild Charlotte, as well as her sister Nancy Dods '56. 
    Read the full obituary here.
  • Louis Davout "Nick" Bolton II

    Louis Davout "Nick" Bolton II served as a Barstow trustee for 2 years. Mr. Bolton, just shy of 100 years, died peacefully at home in Birmingham on September 11, 2023.
    Left behind to cherish his memory and pass on his stories are his children, Louis D. Bolton III (Dave '73) of Birmingham; Elizabeth (Tibby '74) Christenberry of Nashville; Victoria (Tori) Rice of Moorestown, NJ; Katherine (Kit) Casey of Norwell, MA; James A. (Jim) Bolton (Ginny) of Birmingham, thirteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
  • Sarah Smith Malino

    Class of 1963
    Sarah Shael Smith Malino '63, daughter of Beth & Edward Smith, was born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. Sarah died in Greensboro on September 7, 2023 at the age of 77. Read her full obituary here.
  • Anne Thompson Gartner

    Class of 1944
    Anne Thompson Gartner '44 died on Feb. 16, 2023, in Scarborough, Maine. She was 95 years old. Read her full obituary here. 
  • Charlotte Ann Gibson

    Class of 1942
    Charlotte Ann Gibson ’42, died March 28, 1923, at The Village at Mission, Prairie Village, Kansas, at age 97. Read her full obituary here.
  • Janice Young Brooks

    Class of 1961
    Janice Young Brooks ‘61, local author, beloved mom, sister, and grandmother, passed away peacefully at home on July 12, 2023. Read her full obituary here.

  • Thomas Brous

    Thomas R. Brous, Barstow Trustee from 1980 to 1986, and father of Anna '87, and Joel '88.  Age 80, he died peacefully with family surrounding him on June 24, 2023, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Read his full obituary here.
  • Nancy Poteet Kaul

    Class of 1938
    Nancy Poteet Kaul '38, passed away on Saturday, August 19; she was 101 years old. She was born November 6, 1921, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Allen Allran and Agnes Thompson Poteet. Read her full obituary here.
  • Martha “Molly” Ann Kologiski

    Class of 1970
    Martha “Molly” Ann Kologiski ‘70 age 71, of Piney Flats, TN, passed away on July 21, 2023, at her residence surrounded by family. Read her full obituary here.
  • Margot Lind

    Class of 1962
    Margot Lind '62 passed away on July 12, 2022, in Berkeley, California. Margot is survived by several family members including her two children Jonathan and Elizabeth. Read her obituary here.
  • Jane Ann McNew Moran

    Class of 1958
    Jane Ann McNew Moran '58 was 81 when she passed away on September 7, 2022, in Estero, Florida. She is survived by her spouse Jospeh Moran, her brother William McNew of St.Louis, Missouri, and many cousins. She was predeceased by her parents Dr. William T. and Martha McNew of Carthage, Missouri.
  • Elizabeth LeBlanc Gray

    Class of 1975
    Elizabeth LeBlanc Gray passed away on Aug. 28, 2022, at the age of 65. She was a 1975 graduate of The Barstow School, class president and daughter of longtime faculty member Joe LeBlanc. Read her full obituary here.
  • Michael S. B. Churchman

    Faculty Member (1955-1964) | Head of School (1979-1985)
    Michael Steele Bright Churchman died Aug. 16, 2022 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, at age 93. He graduated in 1950 from Wesleyan University (B.A., history), and later earned degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Harvard University. He began teaching at The Barstow School in 1952. Read Mr. Churchman's obituary here.
  • Dr. Kathleen Hunzicker

    Kathleen Hunzicker '71 passed away on June 7, 2022. She is survived by her sister Dr. Karen Hunzicker Putnum '67 and many friends. You may view her obituary here.
  • Ruth Krigel Tivol

    Parent of Alumna
    Ruth Krigel Tivol, parent of alumna, passed away on March 10, 2022.  Ruth is survived by her children, Merilyn Krigel Berenbom Class of 1971, Kathy Hawley, James Krigel, Tom Tivol, Cathy Maslan; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews. Read her obituary here.

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Recent Class Notes

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  • Boyd Morrison

    Class of 1985
    Boyd Morrison '85 recently spent five days filming Miranda's Victim directed by Michele Danner, located in New Jersey. Boyd plays a bailiff, which was an extra featured role. He notes that although this was not a speaking role, you'll see his face clearly several times in a pivotal courtroom scene.
  • Ethan Doskey

    Ethan Doskey '18 submitted his play Past, Wrapped for review at The Theatre School at DePaul University during his junior year and recently received the news that his play will be showcased as a studio production. The show collides psychological drama with the genres of thrillers, "memory plays," absurdism, trance film, documentary, and film noir.
  • Boyd Morrison '85 & Beth Morrison '86

    Barstow siblings Boyd Morrison '85 and Beth Morrison '86 are excited to announce their new book, "The Lawless Land" that they co-wrote together. Their book will be released on May 12th. 
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