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Class of 1961

    • 02/22/2019

      Nick Lewis BA ’61 and Judy McLain Lewis BS ’62 recently moved to Issaquah, Washington, to be near children and grandchildren. Next up, they are looking forward to a tour of Savannah, Georgia.

    • 02/27/2016

      Carolyn Matsen Buan BA ’61, February 26, 2016, age 76. Buan lived in Anchorage, Alaska, teaching high school after earning an MA in English at the University of Washington. In 1966, she moved to England, where she taught at Wroxton College. She later returned to the Pacific Northwest, where she wrote and edited for the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, then worked as associate director for the Oregon Council for the Humanities for 10 years. Eventually, she started her own editing and writing service. Survivors include daughter Sigfrid and son Robert.

    • 01/26/2019

      Wallace L. Moore BS ’61, January 26, 2019, age 83. While studying at Lewis & Clark, Moore worked at Copeland Lumber for his mother-in-law, Mary Larsen. Later recruited by Parr Lumber, he became assistant manager of their Cedar Hills location in 1962. A successful manager at several locations, Moore worked his way up to vice president of the corporation and board of directors. When he wasn’t working, Moore focused on constructing a family home in Northwest Portland as well as a vacation home in Sunriver, Oregon. After retirement, he lived in Bend, Oregon, where he enjoyed golfing, fishing, and socializing. Survivors include his wife, Ann; children, Marianne, Kathleen, and Michael; and two grandchildren.

    • 05/25/2019

      Walter Sparks BS ’61, May 25, 2019, age 80. Sparks began teaching in 1962, in Philomath, Oregon. His career spanned 37 years, ending in the Oregon City School District. Survivors include his wife, Joan; children Douglas and David; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

    • 02/06/2018

      Donald J. Welcome BS ’61, February 5, 2018, age 78.

    • 01/16/2019

      Anne Whitman BS ’61, January 16, 2019, age 79. After marrying Jim in 1961, Whitman worked as a secretary until shortly after the birth of her first child. She then worked as a full-time mother to three children, returning to work in retail sales when they were grown. Survivors include her husband; children Steve, Beth, and Dan; and six grandchildren.

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