Passing of Julie Young (John 4th Co.)


Sadly I want to let you know that our classmate John Young (4th CO) lost his wife, Julie, to metastatic breast cancer on June 18.  A vigil service will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 6pm at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W. Northwest Hwy, Dallas, Texas. ( and a funeral mass will be held on Friday, June 25, 2021, at 1pm at Christ the King Catholic Church, 8017 Preston Rd., Dallas, Texas, 75225 ( Julie requested that all wear pink in honor of breast cancer awareness and the important work that still needs to be done to overcome this disease. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Park Cities Learning Difference Association ( or to the SMU Catholic community (

Our deepest condolences to John and his two sons, Jack and Will.  Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

Fair winds…


Glen Woods

President, USNA Class of 1978