William Burge

William Warner ‘Bill’ Burge (’76), Fort Worth. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years before earning his degree. From 1977 to 1993, he lived in Seattle, Wash., where he was a manufacturer’s representative in the orthopedic supply business. After returning to Fort Worth, he taught English at Brewer High School for several years. Most recently, he was an associate of Coldwell Banker Realtors.

Karen Janes

Karen C. Janes (’80), Issaquah, Wash. She played and taught piano and double bass. She was the organizer and accompanist for the Northwest Recital Singers, principal bassist with the Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra, president of Thalia Allied Artists and a member of numerous classical music organizations. She was an accompanist in more than 50 concerts a year and composed many songs published by Alberta Keys Publishers.

Michael Edward Daly

Michael Edward Daly (’89, ’91 M.B.A.), Denton. He was a member of the U.S. Army Air Guard and was an airline pilot for 30 years. He worked for Braniff and Piedmont, and after retiring from U.S. Airways in 2007, he was employed with Southwest Airlines as a pilot trainee instructor.

Barbara Cramond

Barbara R. Jones Cramond (’92), Davenport, Iowa. After raising her family, she returned to school and graduated from UNT at age 62. She earned her degree in clothing and textiles merchandising.

J. John Battaglia

J. John Battaglia ('95), Lewisville :: He had worked as an inventory analyst at Michael’s for five years. At UNT, he was a Founding Father of Delta Chi fraternity and was president of its North Texas alumni chapter in 2007-08. He was a fan of the Dallas Stars and Dallas Cowboys, loved snowmobiling and enjoyed vacationing at Disney World with his wife.