Jesse C. Loubier ’12 of San Francisco, died suddenly following a drowning incident on July 2, 2016. He was 32. Friends described Jesse as “a force to be reckoned with.” A former linebacker at the College of the Holy Cross in Worchester, Massachusetts, Jesse was known for having an “infectious positive spirit” and was kind, caring, and genuine. Jesse worked at Global Athletics, and later graduated with an MBA from Kellogg, where he met his wife, Saloni Mira Rai. He was a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group in San Francisco. In his spare time, Jesse helped raise money for his grandfather’s V.F.W. Post 8393 in Milton, New Hampshire. He is survived by his mother, Nancy A. Loubier of Quincy, where she resides with her partner Michael Kenney; his father, Roland L. Loubier Jr., and his wife Annette of Rochester, New Hampshire; parents-in-law Ashok and Archana Rai of New Delhi, India; grandparents Paul and Agnes (Forsberg) Carlson of Milton, New Hampshire and Betty (Ellis) Friel; several cousins, aunts, uncles, and his dog, Bogie.
Don Crandlemire EMBA Cohort 72 of Concord, New Hampshire, passed away suddenly of a heart attack on March 5, 2016. He was 49. Don graduated from Machias Memorial High School in 1984 and began his post-secondary education at the University of Maine at Orono, earning a BS in civil engineering in 1989. Don went on to earn his JD in 1993 from Franklin Pierce Law Center (now UNH School of Law). It was there, in 1991, that Don met his future wife, Jennifer. The couple married on Sept. 14, 1996, and lived in Jackson and Portsmouth, before settling in the west end of Concord. Don and Jennifer welcomed Ethan in 2001 and Evan in 2005. He began his legal career at a small firm in Conway, and also worked for two Manchester-based firms: Brennan, Caron, Lenehan & Iacopino and Wiggin & Nourie. Don spent four years, from 2004 to 2008, as in-house general counsel at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, where he developed knowledge and expertise in not-for-profit governance and healthcare regulatory issues, while building relationships with members of the medical community. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Frizzell; his sons, Ethan and Evan Crandlemire; his mother, Marilyn Crandlemire, and her partner, William Detert; his sisters, Janis, and her husband, Ronald Sacco, Patricia, and her husband, Daniel Whitney, and Donna, and her husband, Duane David; nine nieces and nephews; and many, many friends and colleagues around the globe.
Lauren J. Reid ’05 passed away on June 4, 2016. He was 60. Lauren was a husband, father, grandfather, brother and, most of all, a friend to many whom his life touched. He married his high school sweetheart Doris (Carey) Reid and had two daughters, Kari and Kelly, as well as a granddaughter, Ava Reid. These four women are a legacy he leaves to cherish his memory. Lauren’s career was highlighted by his success in the fire and water damage restoration industry. He always believed that people were the most important element of any organization and that belief along with a strong work ethic propelled him to a very successful work life.
Curtis A. Ketcham ’65 of St. Charles, Illinois, passed on Jan. 4, 2016. He was 84. Beloved husband of the late Jean; dear father of Tina; fond brother of Alta (Joseph) Spado and Marge (Frank) Prete; and cherished uncle of many.
Edward Phillippi ’98 of Arlington Heights, Illinois, passed away on November 3, 2016. He was 65. He is survived by his wife Marisa, his daughter, Sam, and three wonderful grandchildren.
Jill Elizabeth Nicholas Shugart ’87 died unexpectedly on Sunday, December 4, 2016, three weeks after celebrating her 56th birthday. Jill was known for her inquisitive mind, innate smarts and passionate determination in all that she did. She earned a B.A. in Materials and Logistics Management from Michigan State University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Whether in her early career at General Mills and Deloitte & Touche Consulting, First Union Bank or later, when she became a practice administrator in the medical and legal fields with Basset Creek, Troutman Sanders, and MG Law, Jill was the consummate professional, the detail-oriented problem-solver, the organized contributor, the one you wanted on your team. Jill grew up in Lansing, Michigan, and spent many of her adult years in Chicago and Minneapolis, Minnesota, before moving to Richmond in 1995. Jill is survived by Jeff, her husband and best friend of almost 25 years; her sons, Chase and Cole, whom she adored with unconditional love; her mother, Caroline Nicholas; and father, William Nicholas; along with her siblings, Dave, and his wife, Kyla and Jan and her husband, Bruce, and their sons, Maxwill and Ryan. Jill’s beloved golden retriever, Jenny, also misses her dearly.
Raymond Allen Hatton EMBA Cohort 02, of Chester, Virginia, passed away on January 14, 2017 at the age of 76. Born in Chicago to Christine and Coy Hatton, he is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elizabeth M. Hatton; daughter, Lynda (William Jr.) Sturman; son, Glen R. Hatton; three grandsons, William, Bryan and Henry (Ben); brother, Donald Hatton of Tampa, Florida. Raised in Mooseheart, Illinois, he earned the Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America in 1956. He graduated from Mooseheart H.S. and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Illinois University, where he met his wife. Raymond was a member of the Delta Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity. He earned a Master of Management degree from Northwestern University. He was installed and served as a Worshipful Master of Advance Lodge No.1039, A.F. & A.M. in Glenview, Illinois in 1971. He enjoyed camping, sailing, cooking and loved being with his family, especially his three grandsons. He will be greatly missed.
Peter L. Frechette ’80 passed away suddenly on February 22, 2017 at the age of 79, just 5 months after the passing of his beloved high school sweetheart and wife of 55 years, Patricia O’Brien Frechette. Pete was a generous and committed supporter of Kellogg and a thoroughly engaged volunteer. He gave actively of his time, talent and resources, and leaves behind a legacy that has touched the lives and livelihood of so many Kellogg students. He established the Peter L. Frechette Endowed Scholarship Fund for Kellogg students interested in pursuing product development, entrepreneurship and biotechnology careers. Peter also served on the advisory board at Kellogg, received the Alumni Merit Award in 2010 and was a former member of the KSM Minneapolis Club Planning Committee. Pete was born in Janesville, Wisconsin, where he grew up and graduated from Janesville Senior High School. In 1961 Pete and Pat married and set off on a life journey of hard work, wonderful friends, devoted family, great fortune and tremendous generosity. They lived in several cities before settling in Glencoe, Illinois, where they raised their twin daughters. In 1983, the family relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and in 1999 the family began to call Beaver Creek, Colorado, their second home. Pete graduated from The University of Wisconsin Madison in 1961 with a degree in Economics, and later with an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 1980. Prior to his business career, Pete proudly served as an army officer in the US Army Military Police Corp. Pete was employed by American Hospital Supply Corporation for 18 years, the last seven of which he served as president of its scientific products division. Pete joined Patterson Dental Company in 1982 as president. In 1985, he led the management team in purchasing the company from its then parent company, Beatrice, and became the board chairman. This was the start of a new Patterson era. As the “modern day founder” of Patterson, Pete’s vision, entrepreneurial spirit, and customer focus led to success built on the highest ethical standards of honesty, integrity and fair dealing. Under Pete’s leadership the company went public in 1992. Pete is survived by his daughters, Kathy Tenhula (Peter) of Alexandria, Virginia, and Kristy Woolfolk (Bill) of Hinsdale, Illinois; his grandchildren Grace, Claire and Tom Tenhula and Tucker and Spencer Woolfolk; and his brothers, Dr. Paul Frechette (Louise) and John Frechette. In addition to his beloved wife Pat, Pete is predeceased by his father and mother, Dr. Francis and Gladys (Farness) Frechette and his brother, Francis Frechette.