November 10, 2008


Vernon Stutzman spent three years as a hospital chaplain before receiving a Master’s degree in hospital administration from Columbia University. For 28 years he was an administrator in three New York City hospitals. He will celebrate his 90th birthday in December 2008.


Bennie Houser Furlong was guest of honor at a June 2008 ceremony in Jacksonville Beach, FL, where the Beaches Senior Citizen Center was renamed the Bennie Houser Furlong Center. She is a former city councilwoman and longtime community volunteer.


Muriel Silberman Brahinsky is retired from an obstetrics/pediatrics practice. She taught anatomy and physiology and now holds reminiscing sessions with seniors in San Antonio.


H. Neil McFarland, professor emeritus of history of religion and former SMU provost, provided items for display in the exhibit Texas Collects Asia: Japanese Folk Art, sponsored by the Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas.