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Three from Class of ’64 Serve as Homecoming Parade Marshals

Parade marshals

Members of the Class of 1964, the 50th anniversary class, who served as grand marshals for the 2014 Homecoming parade were, from left, Ruth Riesenman, Barry Gasdek, and Anne Dieffenbach Johnson.

Gasdek, of Laramie, Wyoming, is a retired lieutenant colonel in the US Army and a former professor of military science at the University of Wyoming. Johnson, of Fairfax, Virginia, was a teacher at Bethel Park High School and an administrator at Adrian College in Michigan and New York’s Long Island University and Lehman College. Riesenman, of Indiana, retired as executive assistant to the president at IUP in 2005 and, at one time, directed IUP’s Office of Career Services.