Ray O’Dell BS ’51


Ray O’Dell BS ’51, January 20, 2021, age 95. While serving his country during World War II, O’Dell was injured and returned to Vancouver, Washington, where he met Shirley Thomas, whom he married in 1946. In 1951, he began his teaching career, later serving as a principal at several schools in the Portland area. Survivors include children Steve and David; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.