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In Memoriam

June 12, 2000

Gordon Waverly Gilkey ’33, Oct. 28, 2000. He was an artist, the Portland Art Museum’s curator of prints and drawings, and founder of the museum’s Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Center for the Graphic Arts. During World War II, he advised the U.S. Army Corps about cultural monuments that should be spared from bombing and spearheaded the earliest repatriation efforts of art stolen by the Nazis. He was a professor of art for more than 50 years, an illustrations adviser to Winston Churchill and a knight in six countries. He was named honorary officer in the French Legion of Honor in recognition of his service to French culture. He made, traded and collected prints throughout his life and amassed a personal archive of nearly 14,000 prints—dating from the Renaissance to the present. He organized the International Print Exhibition at the Portland Art Museum in 1997.

 

Dorothy Moore Eddy ’41 , Jan. 8.

 

Marilyn Johnson Butts ’47 , Oct. 8. She retired in 1991 from the Bureau of Publication for the California State Department after 21 years of service. She was known as the Library Lady because of her countless hours of volunteer time devoted to Friends of the Library in Lincoln, Calif.

 

Albert Gruen ’49 , Jan. 24.

 

Kazuko Inuzuka Hustead ’50 , Aug. 28, 1999. She was a teacher and retired in 1986.

 

Jerome (Corky) Kornberg ’50 , Oct. 9, 2000.

 

Dr. Barry Lamont ’50 , April 2000.

 

Henry Hunt, Jr., ’51, M.A. ’53 , Dec. 25, 2000. After receiving his doctorate in education administration from the University of Portland, he began working as an elementary school teacher, and then he served 19 years as principal and 14 years as superintendent. He received numerous awards for excellence in education.

 

William Summers ’51 , Sept. 22, 1999. He was a sales representative for Nabisco for 27 years and retired in 1983.

 

Don Bartholomaus ’52 , Dec. 10, 2000. He moved to Edmonds, Wash., in 1959 and was advertising director for the Everett Herald newspaper for nearly 20 years.

 

Lucy (Bunny) Bennett Bye ’52 , Oct. 26, 1999.

 

Jane Henrikson Putman ’52 , Oct. 28, 2000. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, crafts, knitting, crocheting, gardening, fishing and camping.

 

Lois Tronsdale Blattman ’56 , April 8, 2000.

 

Earl Carver Butterfield ’57 , April 26. He received his master’s degree from Vanderbilt University and his doctorate from George Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn. He began his academic career at Yale University, spent over a decade at the University of Kansas Medical Center, became a professor in the College of Education at the University of Washington in 1981 and retired in 1997. Over the years, his honors included the presidency of the American Psychological Association’s Division of Mental Retardation; Award of Excellence for Exceptional Achievement in Technical Communication, Society for Technical Communication; Edgar Doll Award for Outstanding Research in Mental Retardation, American Psychological Association; and President’s Award for Outstanding Service to the American Association on Mental Deficiency.

 

William Rhodes ’59 , Dec. 13, 2000.

 

Richard Arnold ’60 , April 1. He was a wine steward and salesman for Willamette Valley Vineyards. While a student at Lewis & Clark College, he was a four-year choir participant under L. Stanley Glarum and a member of Phi Mu Alpha national music fraternity. He also was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, participated on the track team and was the junior class president. He was married to Gail Leitch Arnold ’60 by Morgan Odell in 1960. As an alumnus, he was actively involved with the alumni office and served on several reunion planning committees and the Annual Giving phonathons.

 

Richard Hocking ’62 , Feb. 2. He traveled to the wilds of Alaska and the Yukon, where he pursued his dreams of hand-building a 12-sided log cabin, racing sled dogs and kayaking the Yukon River.

 

Robert Nunn ’63 , Jan. 15. He served as an associate minister in Presbyterian churches in Fullerton and Pacific Palisades, Calif. For 10 years, he was the associate minister at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York. In 1990, he moved to Palm Desert, Calif., and retired from the ministry. After moving to Palm Desert, he followed a deeply felt calling to serve the elderly in their retirement.

 

Charles (Ren) Renwick Breck III ’67 , Jan. 16. His career encompassed a wide range of community development projects with Breck and Associates. He served as an official back channel between the United States and the Soviet Union for negotiations on the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty and Space Station Freedom. He is one of the few Americans to be named to the Russian Academy of Science.

 

David Loew, Sr., ’68 , Nov. 23, 2000.

 

Susan Scott Shackelford ’76 , March 5. She was an accountant for Tektronix and a volunteer for the Heritage Christian School in Hillsboro.

 

Teresa O’Brien-Grill ’82 , Nov. 25, 2000. She was a teacher at Sellwood Middle School. Later, she was a teacher and counselor at Beaumont and Athey Creek middle schools.

 

Paul Todd ’84 , Feb. 21.

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