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Carlton Senior Living Blog | May 11, 2016 | By Jonita Dixon

Resident Spotlight – John Shumway

johnJohn Shumway, has been living at Downtown Pleasant Hill for four years. Before that he and his wife, Janice lived in Pleasant Hill for 50 years. John Graduated from University of Minnesota and was married to his wife, Janice for 62 years and has been blessed with four children.

John has degree in Physics and Mathematics and his First job was being a shipboard officer. John was on active Naval Duty/ Reserve for about 20 years and he is a Veteran of Korean War. During his Navy Career he decided to be a teacher, a History teacher no less. John Graduated from
UC Berkeley and taught for six years at Pleasant Hill High School, three Years at University of Idaho and 33 years at his Intellectual Home; Diablo Valley College.John moved to Downtown Pleasant Hill to be near as possible to his wife Janice. He likes being here, the fine staff and the very good people he has met here. The truth is that John is a Happy Camper.