Frances Geraldine Rollins



Name/Email Address:   Geraldine “Dean” Rollins:/ wolfchild75 at hawaii dot rr dot com

Children/Grandchildren:  Michael Lee Rollins (son)

Occupation: professional nurse consultant balanced by odd/creative jobs

College/Professional Training: Medical College of S.C. School of Nursing; University of S.C., School of Nursing; a few post-grad courses at UCLA

Military Service(Details, Combat Tour?  N/A

Own Business? (Name, Website): Wolf Enterprises (website in development)

Interests: Exploring the road less traveled; Hawaiian lifestyle/lei making/ocean activities

Published a Book? (Name): Patient Assessment and Discharge Planning;                  Movie:  cameo in Hawaii Bikers, Vol. I   (who knew?!)

Favorite Books/Authors: Classics/ Hawaiian history/ holistic medicine/ art/science

Favorite Songs/Musicians: beach music/ blues/R&B/Sade/southern rock/ Dylan;  Hawaiian music: Brother Iz, Mark KeaiI’i Ho’omalu, Sons of Hawaii, Ledward Ka’apana/ Tony Bennett /Chris Botti/Aretha/ Elvis/ / George Jones/ Morphine/ Dixie Hummingbirds

Movies starring: Clark Gable/ Cary Grant/ Marilyn Monroe/Paul Newman/ Sir Lawrence Olivier

Best Vacation Ever: Everyday in Hawaii (30 years:  Big Island & Oahu); Hokkaido Sapporo, Japan when my son taught English in an experimental high school in Sapporo

Favorite Memory of High School: Cruzin’ with the boy friend/ Ms. Duncan’s Latin class/ dances/ Hurricane team spirit

Proudest Moments of My Life:   sharing my son’s academic/social/athletic awards  (1600 SAT!!); the day he received his college diploma from sitting President Clinton;  receiving national recognition for my efforts to assist the frail and vulnerable elderly on the Island of Hawaii and efforts to address childhood obesity in Hawaii

Things I Would Like My Classmates to Know:   I’ve lived my dreams with a wild heart while trying to help those in need. I’ve known & loved some of the world’s great saints and sinners.  I’m still excited about life’s possibilities and hope you are too!





Dean and Son Michael


Early Hawaii Big Island Days


A Few Years Later




Graduation Day ( Dean made the Haku Lei for the head)



Graduation, Carlton College, and President Clinton



Michael's Public TV Show "Stikin' Badges", Public TV, Iolani High School