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Joyce Evans Mowry ’52

Joyce Evans Mowry ’52, March 3, 2001, in King City, Oregon, of complications from surgery. After graduating from Reed, she was a supervisor in public assistance for the State of Washington for six years. She married Ronald Mowry ’52 in November, 1952, and in 1959 they both entered the graduate program in social work at the University of Washington, earning MSW degrees in 1962. She returned to work for the public assistance department for five years, and held other positions in the field of social work in Oregon, California, and Minnesota, until retiring after the removal of a brain tumor in 1979. She and her husband lived in Hawaii during the 1980s and moved to King City, Oregon, in 1989. Survivors include Ronald, a sister, a niece, and three nephews.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2001

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