1950s

Alfred T. “Ed” Crump III, BA ’50, worked all over the world with Phillips Petroleum from 1950 to 1985, including job locations in Venezuela, Norway, Australia, Libya, Peru, the United Kingdom and China. Crump retired from Phillips as vice president, operations in Asia. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve and is a Master Mason. Crump and his wife Loraine (deceased) have four children and four grandchildren. Contact at 3020 Ridge Road, Rockwall, TX 75032.

James T. “Jim” Hollis, BA ’50, has spent his career working for companies in the oil and gas industry, including Phillips Petroleum, Hunt Oil, Falcon Energy, and JTH Resources, which he founded in 1990. He has served as an expert witness for the Texas Railroad Commission, among other state entities, and he has been a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and other groups. He has three children and four grandchildren, including Melissa Kate Hollis, BSN ’16. Contact at 4472 Chaha Rd 2 Ste. 203, Garland, TX 75043 or jhollis@tx.rr.com.

College Football Hall of Fame Coach Hayden Fry, BA ’51, received the National Football Foundation Gridiron Club of Dallas Chapter’s 2018 Legends Award in March. Fry was a quarterback and assistant coach at Baylor before head coaching stints at Southern Methodist University, the University of North Texas and the University of Iowa. The Legends Award honors a former athletics director or coach who has made significant contributions to the game of football.

Mary Dodson Wade, BA ’51, of Houston has authored Amazing Texas Girls: True Stories from Lone Star History (TwoDot 2018: 256 pages). The book tells stories of notable girls who helped shape Texas history. Wade spent 25 years as an elementary school librarian and has published more than 50 books. She is a member of the Texas State Historical Association and Western Writers of America, among other organizations.

Chan, BA ’57, and JuDeane Loftin Garrett, ’58, moved to 1166 Eggleston Dr., Deland, FL 23724. Contact at cjgarrett5337@gmail.com.

Ken, ’58, and Dixie Draper Armstrong, BA ’58, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They dated during their years at Baylor, and “the Green and Gold have shined brightly throughout our marriage,” Dixie writes. Contact at 205 Fox Hollow Dr., Georgetown, TX 78628 or kdarmstrong@suddenlink.net.