In Memoriam: Leona V Marie

Leona V Marie July 11, 1942 – March 5, 2023 Leona passed away peacefully in Sarah House of Santa Barbara in the loving presence of family and friends. Her younger brother recalls his childhood [...]

In Memoriam: Jeremy David Sarka

Jeremy David Sarka Jeremy David Sarka May 10, 1987 – Nov 7, 2022 35 years A beautiful life completed Jeremy died of natural causes suddenly on November 7, 2022 (diabetic ketoacidosis). We [...]

In Memoriam: Justin James Dixon

Justin James Dixon Obituary Born July 4, 1968, Rockville, Connecticut. Died October 8th, 2022, Tucson, Arizona Survived by his husband, Dale Thompson, his parents Jerry and Marjorie Dixon, his [...]

In Memoriam: Sylvia Anne Hoagland

In Memoriam: Sylvia Anne Hoagland Sylvia Anne Hoagland was born November 14, 1936 to Nicholas and Claudia (nee Stewart) Naranick at St. Frances Hospital in Peoria, Illinois. She died on September [...]

In Memoriam: Kelli Ewing

Kelli Dawn Ewing (February 1976 – June 2022) Her middle name being Dawn, Kelli was aptly named. Dawn is the beginning of the day. The time when the world awakes. You never know what the day [...]

In Memoriam: Beth Anne Thomas

Beth Anne Thomas Beth Anne Thomas was a deeply loved wife, mother, and friend. She passed away on June 19th, 2022 after a courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer, outliving her initial [...]

In Memoriam: Nicholas Todd Sveslosky

In Memoriam: Nicholas Todd Sveslosky It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Nicholas Todd Sveslosky of Beaverton, Oregon, who passed away on June 2, 2022, at the age of 44, leaving [...]

In Memoriam: Steve Oshin

In Memoriam: Steve Oshin We are writing this morning to share the impactful news that Steve Oshin, C Track alum of 2020, has passed away. As a beloved member of the Whales cohort, this is a [...]

In Memoriam: Lyn Cowan

Lyn Cowan, PhD Cowan, Lyn, PhD a native New Yorker who made Minneapolis her home, died on Jan 28, 2022 from complications of Parkinson’s. She was a brilliant, highly respected and [...]

In Memoriam: Marcia Munroe Jamrog

In Memoriam: Marcia Munroe Jamrog The memorial service for Marcia Jamrog, 70, of Lincolnville, who died on January 2, 2022, will be held Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 10 a.m., at Alford Lake Camp, [...]

In Memoriam: Terri Sweig

Terri Sweig 1937-2022 Terri Sweig, née Levitetz, Ph.D., ATR-BC, LCPC, 84. Beloved wife of Allan for 60 years; loyal and devoted mother of Laura Sweig Eisen and David M. Sweig; mother-in-law of [...]

In Memoriam: Kyla Allen-Grant

In Memoriam: Kyla Allen-Grant Kyla made the most of her 35 years, as she touched the hearts of hundreds if not thousands of people all over the planet, and dedicated her life to one of service to [...]

In Memoriam: Cynthia Anne Ellis

Cynthia Anne Ellis 1951–2020 Cynthia Anne Ellis, 69, died on December 4, 2020 in Seattle after a valiant ten-year battle with cancer. Cynthia was born March 4, 1951 in Wakefield, NE to Lester [...]

In Memoriam: Linda Jean Goranson

In Memoriam: Linda Jean Goranson Linda Jean Goranson, 75, died peacefully January 29, 2020 in Evanston, Illinois surrounded by loving family members and friends. Linda was born in Miller Beach, [...]

In Memoriam: Lois West Bristow

August 8, 1932 – August 22, 2019 In the world of PhD. recipients, Lois West Bristow stands out. In August 2009, at the age of 80, she received her PhD. in depth psychology from the Pacifica [...]

In Memoriam: Darren Scott Janger

May 24, 1970 – July 8, 2019 As the song “You Are My Sunshine” played on the little portable speaker in his hospital room, Darren slipped away peacefully, surrounded by his [...]

In Memoriam: Heather Noone

Heather Noone, 48, of Palo Alto, drowned while hiking with her family in the Feather River Canyon in Plumas County on July 17. Photo courtesy Life and Learning Counseling. A Palo Alto woman [...]

In Memoriam: Myron Panchuk

The death of the father: for Forgiveness Sunday by Justin Tse original article: I was just [...]

In Memoriam: Robert A. Johnson

Robert A. Johnson (Psychotherapist) Johnson was born in Portland, Oregon. He studied at the University of Oregon and Stanford University. In 1945, he went to Ojai, California, as a student of [...]

In Memoriam: Gregory Henderson

Professor remembered for his compassion and instructional talents By Ross Brenneman Greg Henderson, an adjunct professor at the USC Rossier School of Education, has died, his family announced [...]

In Memoriam: Richard Masterson

January 3, 1961 – January 7, 2016 MELVERN—Richard (Jesse) Masterson was born Jan. 3, 196, and passed away Jan. 7, 2016, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Richard was a resident of [...]

In Memoriam: Amanda Heming Minsky

April 15, 1955 – July 6, 2015 Amanda passed peacefully in her home on July 6th, 2015 after a long difficult battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Charles E. Heming and Olga Landeck [...]

In Memoriam: Helene Heinz

Helene Heinz Helene Heinz, aged 61, passed away on July 6, 2015, in the arms of her loving husand Erel, after more than a 12-year battle with breast cancer. Helene was born in Northern California [...]

Jamie Elizabeth Bormann (1986-2015)

Jamie Elizabeth Bormann Jamie Elizabeth Bormann, 28, of Normal, IL, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in Lafayette at her parents’ home. Born May 21, 1986 in Lafayette, she was the [...]

A Tribute to James Hillman • Gustavo Beck

Of Nightmares, Beasts, and Borders ≥ no transcript available  ≈  please listen @ photo  •  Kathee Miller A Ph.D. in Mythological Studies (2009) from Pacifica [...]


• IN MEMORIAM • Formerly titled “Passages” for the original PGIAA site, our  • IN MEMORIAM •  section remembers, honors, and celebrates our departed Pacifica colleagues and their [...]

Remembering Walter Odajnyk

• In Memoriam • Remembering Walter Odajnyk Chris Downing, Ph.D. | Core Faculty, Pacifica Graduate Institute | originally posted 26 July 2013 Chris Downing offered these comments about Walter at [...]

Remembering Wendy Davee

Peace, my heart, let the time for the parting be sweet. Let it not be a death but completeness. Let love melt into memory and pain into songs. Let the flight through the sky end in the folding of [...]

Blue Eagle

Blue Eagle James’ song for Pacifica  |  Kathryn Evans, Three Eagles  |  3 Mar 2012 Blue Eagle, calling back to find us, back in time into this Dream. Ancestors call us back in time, to [...]

James Hillman Tribute • Events Recap

A Gathering to Offer Tribute and Celebrate the Life and Work of James Hillman convened at the Ladera campus of Pacifica Graduate Institute over the weekend of 2-4 March 2012. •|•|•|• •|  2 March [...]

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