Steven Erickson BA ’70


Steven Erickson BA ’70 served two years in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica. Returning to his hometown of Roseburg, Oregon, he cofounded a cooperative vegetarian restaurant. He has since remained in the Umpqua River Valley, where his family homesteaded. Over the years, Erickson has worked in reforestation, fire suppression, carpentry, wilderness guiding, and the local wine industry. He recently retired from 25 years with Legal Aid Services of Oregon, where he managed intake services for more than 1,000 prospective clients each year. Erickson’s current interests include vegetarian cooking, accordion and improv piano, organic gardening, tea cultivation, orchard management, and all forms of art.