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Class of 1949

    • 12/29/2014

      Theodore F. DeBauw BS ’49, December 28, 2014, age 92.

    • 06/30/2014

      Willard D. Gish BS ’49, May 30, 2014, age 95.

    • 09/04/2017

      Jack H. Hutchinson BA ’49, September 3, 2017, age 89. Hutchinson worked as a biochemist for Oregon Health and Science University. He and his wife, Pauly, retired to Long Beach, Washington, where he spent his time hunting, fishing, and tending to the land. Survivors include his wife; his sons, Randy and Mark; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

    • 07/13/2017

      Florence S. Morford BA ’49, July 12, 2017, age 89. Morford married her husband, John, in 1979, and they enjoyed 25 years together. She taught elementary school in Portland for more than 30 years and spent some time in England teaching at a U.S. Air Force school.

    • 10/02/2017

      Ralph E. Smith BS ’49, October 2017, age 92.

    • 02/07/2019

      Bernice Stewart BS ’49, September 13, 2018, age 89. After earning a master’s degree in zoology from the University of Washington in 1952, Stewart began her career at Western Washington University in Bellingham. Over the course of her career, she also worked at the University of Maryland and Montgomery College. Eventually, when her children were older, she earned a doctorate in zoology and biochemistry fronm the University of Maryland. Stewart then became a professor at Prince George’s Community College, where she taught for 20 years. Survivors include her children, Glenn, McDonald, and Janet; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and many other loving family and friends.