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Pierce D. Milliman ’51

Pierce D. Milliman ’51, February 25, 2008, in Seattle, Washington. Pierce received a BA from Reed in physics, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. He received a master's degree from Cornell University in physics, and worked for IBM in New York and New Jersey. In 1958, he began his career at Boeing Aircraft Company in engineering and management; he retired in 1985. In retirement, he spent winters in Sun Valley, Idaho, teaching skiing and snowboarding. His love of mountains, skiing, and mountaineering began during his years at Reed. Other interests included sailing, biking, hiking, travel, and music; he was a proficient flutist and guitarist. Pierce was a member of the Seattle Tennis Club and the Pacific Northwest Ski Instructors Association. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Constance Stanton; two daughters and a son; and five grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2008

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