The Pacific Alumni Association recognized the Low family with the 2018 Outstanding Family Award at its 59th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on January 27 at the Don and Karen DeRosa University Center on the Stockton campus. Created in 1964, this award honors a family with members who have attended the University and who have given special service, made outstanding contributions and brought great honor to Pacific.
The Low family, dedicated to service, education and making a difference, has set an exemplary standard of commitment to Pacific. There have been 16 Low family members who have attended or are attending Pacific, and 11 of them have attended the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.
The first generation of family members includes the late Dr. Howard Low ’38, the late Dr. William G. Low ’43 and the late Dr. Lawrence K. Low ’44. The second generation includes Hanmin Liu DDS, PhD ’66 COP, a past recipient of Pacific’s Distinguished Professional Service Award; Dr. Everett Low ’74; Dr. Gary Low ’76, who serves on the Dugoni School Foundation Board; Dr. Willard Low ’77; Dr. Lester Low ’86, who has served as an adjunct professor at the Dugoni School of Dentistry; Wendy Low ’86 MUS; Dr. Lyndon Low ’88, who served on the Pacific Alumni Association Board from 2001-2006; and Dr. Richard R. Gallagher ’99 (husband of Mari-Ann Low). The new generation includes Kristin Okazaki ’08 BUS, Dr. Jennifer Low ’12, Dr. Christian Low ’14 and current students Carina Low, Pharmacy Class of 2018, and Jonathan Low, DDS Class of 2019.