Honorary Life Memberships


PATC has established a tradition, to recognize volunteer members whose contribution to the club has been consistently outstanding over a period of several years, by awarding them Honorary Life Membership in PATC.

Those so honored include:
  • 1950: Jean Stephenson
  • 1954: William O. Douglas 
  • 1960: Alvin Peterson, Roy Sexton
  • 1961: Ruth Mersch
  • 1970: Ruth Blackburn, Fred Blackburn, Egbert Walker, Dorothy Walker, Wallace Walker, Joe Winn, Clarence Mersch
  • 1972: Alice Matthews, Charles Pryor
  • 1973: Dorothy Mason
  • 1975: Philip Stone, John Oliphant, Grant Conway, Paul Bradt, Purnie Bishop
  • 1977: Paula Strain
  • 1978: Raymond Fadner
  • 1979: Ethel Hoover
  • 1980: Bert Vos, Elizabeth Vos
  • 1982: Robert Humphrey
  • 1984: Jim Denton, Molly Denton
  • 1986: Edward Garvey, Thomas Floyd
  • 1989: Samuel Moore, Warren Sharp
  • 1991: Lyman Stucker, David Bates, Dorothy Bates
  • 1992: Harry Thompson
  • 1993: Jack Reeder
  • 1995: Charles Graf, Charles Irvin
  • 1998: Marjorie Dexter, Jean Golightly, Sandra Marra, Randall Minchew
  • 1999: Marguerite Schneeberger, George Walters, James Hiltz
  • 2000: Walter Wells, Phillip Barringer, William Ladd
  • 2001: James Stauch, Charles Gieseking, Lillian Gieseking, Lois Mansfield
  • 2002: Peter Gatje, John McCrea, Jon Rindt, Walter Smith
  • 2003: Alden Rogers, David Pierce, Philip Paschall, Christopher Brunton
  • 2004: Gerhard Salinger, Bernie Stalmann
  • 2005: Park Anderson, Kerry Snow, Carol Niedzialek
  • 2006: Karen Brown, Tom Johnson, Dave Appel
  • 2007: George Schubert
  • 2008: Fred "Hop" Long, Jane Thompson, Cliff Wiley
  • 2009: Charles Hillon, Mel Merritt, Don White
  • 2010: Steve Bair, Mary Jorgensen, Thomas Jorgensen
  • 2011: Richard Dugan, Peter Brown
  • 2012: Alvin Black, Jr., Alvin Dove, Mark Gatewood, Mark Nelson
  • 2013: Lynn Cameron, Malcolm Cameron, Dan Dueweke
  • 2014: Henry Horn, John Shannon 
  • 2015: Joseph E. "Radar" Raynor
  • 2016: Richard Canter, Karen and Mike Waterman
  • 2017: Esther Aulthouse, Patrick Wilson