Chapter Eternal – Former Gamma Zeta WM Roy A. Rodgers ’60 – August 30, 2015

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Roy (far left) and ATO Gamma Zetas E.L. Simmons ’19 (the dining room is dedicated to him), Jack Powers ’17 (the whole new wing is named for Jack) and Stewart Daniels ’21 (long time ATO National Executive Secretary… our west living room is dedicated to him). The picture is labeled March 1966. Not sure to occasion but probably a Founders Day celebration since Gamma Zeta’s founding was in March.

Roy Alden Rodgers, age 76, passed away August 30, 2015 in his home in Sebastopol, CA of heart failure. He is survived by his spouse Michael Einhorn; brothers Guy (Dorothy) of Madison, WI and Bruce (Susan) of Northbrook, IL; nephews Peter (Susan), Bruce (Toni), and Steven (Leslie); nieces Gail (Bob) Brier, and Ann; grand nephews Alden, and Nolan; and grand nieces Mariah, and Cassidy; cousin Charles (Anneliese) Hall of Hartland, WI; first cousins Michael (Diane), and Tina (Saul) Castello; second cousins Carmen, Rachael and Eric.

Roy was the son of the late Elizabeth and Robert Rodgers. He grew up in Wilmette, IL, graduated from Avoca School, New Trier High School and the University of Illinois, and then joined The Harris Bank in 1961. He moved to San Francisco in 1968 and joined Levi Strauss. In 1972 He successfully started Pacific Blue, Inc., a manufacturer of womenswear clothing. He retired in 1988 and moved to Sebastopol where he resided until his death.

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