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Guy D. Spurgur
Class of 1954

Inducted 2001

Guy D. Spurgur taught 12 years at the middle school level and 25 years at the high school level. His energy for life is depicted in managing a drive-in theater at night while he taught days at Cobre High School. In 1972 Mr. Sprugur was selected for the Elementary Teacher of America for his work in the individualized teaching of science. He was also noted for serving as one of the first mentor teachers for his school district in Creascent City, California. Mr. Spurgur authored three books - Lest I Forget, Birdwalk of a Loner, and Upgrading your Recent Family Genealogy"

In recognition of 37 years of teaching and his love for Western New Mexico University, Guy Darrell Spurgur is hereby named to the WNMU Education Hall of Fame.