Anthony 'Tony' Roso ('68), Grand Junction, Colo. :: He earned his degree in business at North Texas and went on to earn an M.B.A. from the University of Wyoming. He was a business manager, computer specialist, economist, musician, cowboy poet, photo artist, soldier and philanthropist. His brother, Nicholas Roso ('71), says he was a "teller of tall tales, liver of tall tales" and a "true renaissance gentleman." Tony's friends are planning a memorial service in June.
Stephen ‘Ryan’ Schutze, Cedar Park :: He was a freshman English major pursuing a teaching career and served as the chaplain of his Alpha Tau Omega pledge class. He was an active member of Young Life.
Dannie Ella Gares, Burneyville, Okla. :: She was a freshman at UNT and had been a high school honor student and cheerleader.
Gowtham Davuluri, Denton :: He was last enrolled in fall 2011 as a graduate student in computer science. He was an international student from India.
Jermaine K. Laster (’09), Lewisville :: He graduated with a degree in radio/television/film. While at UNT, he had his own talk show, The Germane Show, and most recently was a board operator and associate producer for KLIF and WBAP in Dallas.
Thomas Wayne Galyean II (’95, ’98 M.P.A.), Wise, Va. :: He was the director of corporate and foundation relations at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and had previously worked in corporate development at the University of Texas, Stonybrook University of New York and Arizona University.
Larry Atwood (’86 Ph.D.), West Roxbury, Mass. :: He earned his doctorate in computer science at UNT. Most recently, he was a professor at Boston University and a senior geneticist on the Framingham Heart Study, which he joined in 2001. He was co-chair of the Framingham Genetics Steering Committee, director of the Framingham Genetics Data Management Group and director of the Framingham Genetics Laboratory.
Sharon Basden Frankenfield (’77 M.Ed.), Fort Worth :: She received her master’s degree from UNT in business education and her doctorate from the University of Memphis. Her passion was teaching and she taught for 18 years at the All Saints Episcopal School.
Annette E. Guinsburg (’75), Dallas :: She was a resident assistant in Crumley Hall and Kerr Hall while completing her degree in history and German. After graduating, she traveled to Germany to care for her grandparents and returned later to work in the human resources field. Her friends say she was an avid gardner, marvelous cook, traveler and collector of fine objects.
James L. Caldwell (’64, ’68 M.Ed.), Richardson :: He was a teacher, coach and administrator with the Richardson ISD and, after retiring, worked as a golf marshal at Brookhaven Country Club. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sue Caldwell (’82 M.Ed.).