Santa Cruz Old Timers

​​80th Annual Luncheon at the CPDES Portuguese Hall 

February 23, 2020  10AM -3 PM, Tickets $35

​​​​Perhaps the highlight of our yearly luncheons is when we announce the Men's and Women's

Old Timers of the Year.

These are people who have made a distinctive mark in our local community.  

Below is a list of past recipients.


​Past recipients as the Santa Cruz Old Timer of the Year 


1967 Samuel Leask Sr.

1968 Dr. Maynard Linscott

1969 Joe Scaroni

1970 Thomas Majors

1971 Lew Scofield

1972 Robert Lincoln

1973 Doc Fehlman

1974 Robert Burton

1975 Men - Alfred Handley, Women - Mathilda Rossi

1976 Men - Darrell Cardiff, Women - Rhea Jane O'Fallon

1977 Men - Elmer Guyer, Women - Anna Minor Bastion

1978 Men - Ernest Damkroger, Women - Lily Lynam

1979 Men - Malio Stagnaro, Women - Irene Tait

1980 Men - Felix Guenter, Women - Ruth Trolls

1981 Men- Deloss Wilder, Women - Helen Cardiff

1982 Men - Fred McPherson, Women - Betty Winterholder

1983 Men - Milton Tait, Women - Inez Bethencourt Carney

1984 Men - Noel Patterson, Women -

1985 Men - Dr. Mahlon McPherson, Women - Mary Buse

1986 Men - George "Hoot" Cress, Women - 

1987 Men - Ed Roundtree, Women - Edith Majors Nelson

1988 Men - Gordon Nystrom, Women - 

1989 Men - George Perry, Women -

1990 Men - Joseph Strohbeen, Women - 

1991 Men - Bill Joslin, Women - 

1992 Men - Al Medina, Women - 

1993 Men - Walter Medina, Women - 

1994 Men - Roy Pini, Women - 

1995 Men - Alvin Gregory, Women - Alva Pingel

1996 Men - Gino Pini Sr., Women -

1997 Men - Fred Perez, Women - 

1998 Men - Gerald Zieber, Women - 

1999 Men - Julian Blair, Women - 

2000 Men - Rod Atchison, Women - 

2001 Men - Bruce Morse, Women -

2002 Men - Loren Scofield - Women -

2004 Men - Harry Mayo, Women - 

2005 Men -Louie Marenghi, Women - Laura Giovannoni

2006 Men - Wayne Thornton, Women - 

2007 Men - Bill Sarow, Women - 

2008 Men - Ralph "Bud" Kann, Women - 

2009 Men - Ben Wilson, Women -

2010 Men - Andy Mekis, Women -

2011 Men - Doug Thorne, Women -

2012 Men - Angelo Canepa and Norman Benito, Women -

2013 Men - Lido Maretti and Sam Lieberman, Women -

2014 - Men - Bud and Lud McCrary, Women - Ruth Ditty

2015 Men - Don McPherson, Len Rosselini, Women - Deb Elston

2016 Men - George Vomvolakis, Bill Dodge, Women - Fern Olivieri

2017 Men - Dudley Hill, Al Stevens, Charles Canfield, Women - Norma Wilson

2018 Men - Bob Rittenhouse Sr, and Ernie Kinzli Jr. Women - Lisa Hill

2019 Men - George Ow Jr and Dick Fasio, Women -