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Marie-Louise Langdell Melvin MAT ’58

Marie-Louise Langdell Melvin MAT ’58, June 14, 1995, in Portland. After earning her master's degree from Reed, she earned a special education certificate for teaching crippled children. She taught art, foreign languages, and social studies at the Shriners' Hospital for Crippled Children through the Portland Public School District from 1956 until her retirement in 1979. She was a member of the Oregon Retired Educators Association and Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary teachers' sorority. Survivors include her husband of 53 years, two sons, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 1995

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