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Marjorie P. Maxwell ’36

Marjorie Maxwell ’36, February 16, 1998, in Portland. She taught high school in Hood River and Coos Bay, Oregon, before entering the medical technology training program at the University of Oregon Medical School (now Oregon Health Sciences University). In 1944, she became a certified medical technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She worked in a private laboratory in downtown Portland before joining the staff of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory in 1947. Her first position was an entry level medical technologist in the clinical chemistry division, but she later advanced to chemistry supervisor and then became chief medical technologist of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory, the position she held until her retirement in 1976. She is survived by a cousin.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 1998

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