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Darlene Ellen Heath Sherrick-Durussel ’61

Darlene Ellen Heath Sherrick-Durussel ’61, March 23, 2005, in Seattle, Washington. Darlene attended Reed for one year, and received an MA in architectural history from the University of Washington in 1970. For 30 years, she taught at Shoreline High School in Shoreline, Washington, after which she became union president of the Shoreline Education Association and worked for teacher rights. She was part owner of European Vine Selections in Seattle, and used her skill with wine to enhance cooking and entertaining. Darlene enjoyed architecture, art, gardening, and had a love for animals. She was said to be a great friend and an inspiring and challenging teacher. Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Durussel, with whom she traveled worldwide.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2005

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