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Margery Tomlinson Courshon ’47

Margery Tomlinson Courshon ’47, January 28, 2009, in Santa Rosa, California, from complications due to Alzheimer's disease. Margery attended Reed for about two years, later earning a bachelor's degree in literature from UC Berkeley. Her parents, Kenneth C. Tomlinson ’15 and Lillian Stevenson Tomlinson ’17, graduated from Reed, as did her sister, Suzanne Tomlinson Hastings ’44. Margery worked in personnel services for Zellerbach Paper Company, and enjoyed singing, world travel, and playing golf. She and Suzanne fulfilled a long-held dream of playing golf together at St. Andrews Links in Scotland. In 1961, she married Ted J. Courshon, who died in 1976. Survivors include two stepchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2009

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