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Dorothy Luella Dalton Edi-Ale ’51

Dorothy Luella Dalton Edi-Ale ’51, August 1, 2004, at home in Benin City, Nigeria, from cancer. Edi-Ale attended Reed for two years, receiving a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Whitman College in 1951. In 1954, she earned a master’s degree in psychology from UC Berkeley. She married Patt Momo Edi-Ale and they had two sons and one daughter. Edi-Ale worked for the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration in Geneva, Switzerland, for five years. From 1960 to 1965, she was secretary to Dr. Robert K. Morton, department of sociology at Columbia University. She moved to Nigeria in 1965, and helped with the administration of her husband’s small private hospital, Edi International, in Benin City. She was also a director of a travel agency.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2005

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