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Geneva Hale Inman Quigley ’26

Geneva Hale Inman Quigley ’26, November 2, 1993, in Portland, where she had lived since 1943. She attended Reed College in 1923–24 and later received a degree in home economics from Oregon State University. Geneva taught school in Idaho for several years before moving to New York City, where she worked in the restaurant business. Her marriage to Kenneth Inman in January 1942 ended in divorce after a year. She moved back to Portland in 1943, and managed three restaurants and two departments of the Lipman-Wolfe department store. In 1950, she purchased a restaurant in southwest Portland, renovated it, and opened it as The Carnival. The restaurant became a popular landmark in Portland, known for its casual family atmosphere and excellent hamburgers, and frequented by such notables as Senator Mark Hatfield and former governor Tom McCall. A loyal customer, former director of the Oregon Historical Society Tom Vaughan, noted that Geneva was "part of that American dream where a simple meal could be made forever memorable. She made eating fun." She retired from the business in 1966, turning over the restaurant to her son. She married Edward Quigley in 1965. He died in 1984. Geneva is survived by her son, a brother, and several nieces and nephews.

Kimberly Jae Quirk Baker ’88

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Kimberly Jae Quirk Baker ’88, January 31, 2011, in Arvada, Colorado. Kim earned a BA from Reed in international studies. Just out of college, she planned a career in acting and modeling, but instead developed her skills in design and graphic arts and worked as an art director in Hood River, Oregon, before moving to a similar position in Half Moon Bay, California. Later she became an emergency medical technician and took up the hobby of airplane flying. She was also a musician and released an album, I Can't Wait, in 2003. “My career today has little to do with my major field of study at Reed,” Kim wrote. “However, my learning experience was invaluable. Each day I find new ways to use the knowledge I gained at Reed, and I don't mean just academic knowledge. Two of the most important things I learned were to respect the diversity of other people and how to learn.” Kim is survived by her daughter Victoria, age 2.

Annie Laurie Quackenbush Haston MAT ’64

Annie Laurie Quackenbush Haston MAT ’64, July 29, 2012, in Santa Barbara, California. Prior to receiving a master’s degree at Reed, Lolly earned a BA at the University of Oregon, and she later earned a PhD in political science at Washington State University. She was a teacher and an administrator at Humboldt State University. Later, in Santa Barbara, where she lived for over 20 years, she was active in the League of Women Voters, the Democratic Women of Santa Barbara, and the Unitarian church. She was dedicated to providing assistance to the poor and underprivileged and she fought tirelessly for women’s rights. Children, in particular, enjoyed her playful and gentle nature and benefited from her keen intellect. She was greatly valued as a volunteer reading teacher at Adams Elementary School. During a marriage to Bruce Haston MAT ’64, Lolly had a son and daughter, who survive her, as do a granddaughter and brother.

Charlotte Quinby Moffat ’50

Charlotte Quinby Moffat ’50, of leukemia, July 25, 1995, in Everett, Washington. She was a medical technologist at the University of Oregon Medical School until 1974, when she moved to Whidbey Island, Washington and became co-owner of a bookstore. She retired in 1983. Survivors include two daughters, a sister, and five grandchildren.

Toby Gersten Quitslund ’60

February 24, 2017, on Bainbridge Island, Washington.

Toby passed away peacefully a few days after celebrating her 78th birthday with a houseful of family members. She was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lee and Lily Gersten, and graduated from Chadwick School. After attending Wellesley for a year, she transferred to Reed College. She and Jon Quitslund ’61 were a couple during their last year at Reed, and they both moved east when he began graduate work at Princeton. They married in New York City in 1962, and in 1964 moved to Washington, D.C. where Jon began his teaching career at George Washington University. Jon once commented that “Toby and I believe that Reed fosters the kind of commitment that makes an unlikely marriage good over the long haul.” They raised two sons in the city, Jesse and Gabriel, spending summers with family on Bainbridge Island.

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