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Assumption College: Alumni

Assumption College Alumni

Hon. Timothy J. Savage '68Hon. Timothy J. Savage '68

Tim received the Outstanding Achievement Award in 2013. A highly-respected and accomplished judge for the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, PA, since 2002, Tim earned a juris doctor from the Temple University School of Law. He began his legal career at a Philadelphia firm in 1971, formed Savage and Ciccone with a partner in 1974, and established his own firm in 1976, specializing in criminal defense. Prior to his judicial appointment he was a member of local Democratic Executive Committees and served as counsel and on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Boys & Girls Clubs.
      “Assumption taught to be prepared, thorough and passionate while maintaining a moral compass,” said Savage. “Assumption prepared me to seize the opportunities that were presented to me. I would not have accomplished what I’ve done in my life had I not seized the opportunity to be educated at Assumption.” Tim and wife Linda have three sons and three grandchildren.



Rick DesLauriers '82Rick DesLauriers ’82, HD'13


Rick received the Outstanding Achievement Award in 2012. In 2013, he served as Assumption's Commencement speaker and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the College. In July 2013, he retired after 26 years of service as a special agent for the FBI and was appointed vice president of corporate security for Penske Corporation in Bloomfield Hill, Michigan. He most recently led the FBI’s Boston office. Rick served as guest speaker at the College's annual Honors Convocation in 2011. He earned a degree from Catholic University Law School and began his FBI career in1987. He spent most of his professional career in counterintelligence, holding positions in Alabama, New York and Boston. His late father, Richard, was a 1950 Assumption alumnus and a loyal supporter. A President’s Council member, he and wife Christine have a son, Stephen.


Ed Mahan '71Ret. Brig. Gen. Ed Mahan Jr. ’71 USAF


Ed received the College's Outstanding Achievement Award in 2011. He retired in 2004 after a 30-year career in the United States Air Force, earning six major awards and decorations, including a Distinguished Service Medal. He served as a maintenance officer and held command positions five time, earning the rank of Brigadier General. He held 24 different jobs and was stationed in 22 different locations around the world during his tenure, before retiring as Deputy PEO for Acquistion at Hanscom Air Force Base (MA). He and wife Maureen (McSheehy), who attended Assumption in 1969-70, have five children and several grandchildren and reside in Brewster, MA.


Larry Thayer '70Larry Thayer '70, G'72


Larry received the College's Outstanding Achievement Award in 2010. He was featured in the summer 2009 issue of Assumption Magazine.