Be careful, there is a new email scam underway. The perpetrators visit websites that list the names of your alumni and then represent themselves as relatives of your deceased classmates in need of help. Here is an example:
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 13:50:20 -0400
From: fryer w. email@example.com
Hi my name is mrs fryer, i was married to mr webster of castle heights.
before he passed away, all he could talk about was CH. i hope i can trust
you because i need you assistance. thank you
In this case, there actually was a teacher and coach named Fryer at my school. Unfortunately for this would be scammer I happen to live in the same town as Coach Fryer and know the family well.