Mary Clare Shevlin Loftus and her husband, Dr. Gerald F. Loftus, received the Shield of St. Xavier at St. Xavier University’s President’s Scholarship Ball in March. The award is given for outstanding support of the university. Mary Clare is an alumna of SXU. Gerald Loftus formerly served as medical staff president at Mercy Hospital in Chicago. Among other activities, Mary Clare served as a university trustee from 1996 to 2007.