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Class of 1979

  • 04/23/2021

    Luis Benito Caraballo JD ’79 passed away on April 3, 2021. He was 67.

    Luis was born on March 15, 1954, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Benito and Rosa (Rodriguez) Caraballo. He spent his career working in law and government and lived a rich life full of experience and education. 

    Luis is survived by his wife, Stacey; his younger brothers Walter and Mike; his children, Acacia, Adric, and Anissa; and his grandchildren, Yvie, Everett, Korvo, and soon-to-be-born Carson. He also leaves behind a wealth of aunts, uncles, and cousins

  • 12/20/2019

    Jean Marguerite Davis-Johnson JD ’78 passed away peacefully at home December 8, 2019, from Alzheimer’s disease. She was 69 years old.

    Jean was born July 16, 1950, in Spokane to Walter Z. Davis Sr. and Betty Jean Berg. She graduated from Lewis and Clark High School, earning a BA from Whitman College and an MA from the University of Washington before attending law school.

    Jean married Stephen Johnson, her high school sweetheart, on September 2, 1972. She left law practice to be a full-time mother to their three sons. Jean also donated her time to support local education, art, and music organizations in various capacities. She was a master gardener, birdwatcher, art and antique enthusiast, nature lover, reader, and lifelong student of American and Pacific Northwest history. She was also a member of Spokane’s St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

    Jean was predeceased by her father and mother. She is survived by her husband; her three sons, Gregory, Timothy, and Eric; her four grandchildren, Noah (9), Silas (6), Merritt (3), and Makenna (1); and her three older brothers, Walter Jr., Eric, and Paul.


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