Robert McGurrin Teacher, Coach

Profile Updated: September 29, 2012
Residing In: Woodstock, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Spouse/Partner: Nancy Gaskins
Occupation: Retired teacher
Children and Grandchildren: Children: Lynne born 1968 and Flynn born 1970

Grandchild Braden born 2006
Military Service: United States Marine Corps  
Yes! Attending Reunion

Have traveled to 46 countries in Europe, Near and Far East.
Worked as a teacher-counselor with the Dept. of Defense Overseas Schools System from 1962 to 1998.Lived in Fontainebleau, France 5 years and was married there in 1963. Lived in Germany short time and then in Tokyo for 2 years. Daughter born there. We then came to England and wife, teacher also, and I taught at USAF Base near Oxford, 1969 to 1998.
While in England, attended Oxford University. Later received Doctorate
from U. of S. California.
We had a farmhouse in SW France for 35 years. Still spend our summers in France. Own house in Woodstock close to Blenheim Palace where Churchill was born.

School Story:

I taught 9th grade Gen. Science. One day I saw a student stick a finger into an inkwell...yes...the desks were that old... and put it to his lips. I jokingly said, "Oh my God, you'll be dead in 5 minutes!, you better go see the nurse right away." So he jumped up, ran from the classroom headed for the nurse's office. Five minutes later he was back. He was all out of breath when he said, "Mr. McGurrin. you forgot to give me a hall pass."

I trust that he is still alive and and perhaps may be at the reunion.