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Kenneth G. McGill ’30

Kenneth McGill ’30, February 8, 2001, in Portland. After graduating from Reed, he taught high school on an Indian reservation in eastern Montana for a year. He earned a master’s degree in Latin from the University of Oregon in 1932 and spent two years as a graduate assistant to Dr. Sisson [Edward O., philosophy 1911–43] at Reed. For eight years he tutored high school pupils in Portland, substituted in high schools, and taught evening classes. He then became a high school teacher in Portland’s newly developed department of special education, where he was home teacher to injured or severely handicapped pupils for about 25 years, retiring in 1972. He married Louise Noyer ’31 in 1942 and they had two daughters. He was a member of the board of United Cerebral Palsy. Survivors include his daughters; a brother; three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Louise died in 1985.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2001

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