Barbara Dyar (married name Fox), who worked as a teacher in Mesa, Arizona, in her pre-retirement years, passed away in Phoenix, on Wednesday, September 4, 2013.
That was the last public message from Barb.
Besides being Mac 65's Valedictorian, Dyar was voted "Most Likely To Succeed Girl."
Barbara Diane Dyar was noted as being involved with Cadet Band 1; Concert Band 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3, 4; Girls Glee Club 1; Girls Choir 2; A Choir 2; A.F. S. Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3, President 4; Orchestra 2, 3, 4; Senior Class Play; National Honor Society 3, 4.
For the reunion, Barb wrote in that her first car was a 1970 yellow Opel.
Fox, Barbara Dyar
66, of Mesa passed away on September 4, 2013. Valedictorian of her high school class at MacArthur High School in Decatur, Illinois in 1965, she then was an exchange student in Paris, France. After her year in France, she attended Eureka College in Illinois, graduating in 1970. Barbara was an outstanding teacher for 30 years in the Mesa Schools and chair of the Fremont Junior High Reading Department when she retired. Barbara is survived by Steve Fox, her loving husband of 32 years, her sons Michael Julian Perkins (Meghan Steptoe) and Matthew Fox, brother Gene Dyar, sister Jodie Dyar Rohrer, (David), and nephews Alex & Daniel (Becky) Rohrer & Lucien Dyar Smith (Jennifer). She was predeceased by her parents John & Betty Dyar & her sister Treva Dyar Smith. Funeral Services will be [given at] Angels Cremation and Burial, 422 W. McLellan Rd, Mesa [Arizona] on Monday. September 9  at 2:00 [p.m.]. Published in The Arizona Republic on September 8, 2013. (Thanks to Gary Blackburn for forwarding the newspaper obituary.)