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Virginia Lorraine Ueckert Lamont ’48

Virginia Lorraine Ueckert Lamont ’48, March 30, 2004, in Gladstone, Oregon. Virginia earned an RN from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Grand Island, Nebraska, before attending Reed for two years. In 1946, she married Maurice B. Lamont ’48, and they had three daughters. Virginia worked as an infirmary nurse at Reed, and also worked in nursing in Washington and Montana. She was director of nursing for Kimberly Quality Care in Eugene, Oregon, for many years before moving to Gladstone in 1999. In retirement she volunteered for the Gladstone Senior Center and Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. Among her associations, she was the Pacific Northwest representative for the National Nursing Directors (for Quality Care) Association, and was appointed a delegate to the Oregon governor’s commission on aging. Survivors include her children, six grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Maurice predeceased her.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2004

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