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Jackson Conley ’60

Jackson Conley ’60, June 6, 2010, in Hayward, California, from a severe infection. In Jackson's public obituary, we read that he began his real education at the New York Public Library while serving with the Military Sea Transport Service, after which he saw combat in Korea with the U.S. Army. Jackson attended Reed, the College of San Mateo, UC Berkeley, and San Francisco State University. He taught English at Chabot College for 23 years, and, as a wordsmith and bookworm, he enjoyed working with aspiring writers. He was also skilled at home building, woodworking, and cooking. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Gail; two daughters; a stepson; three grandsons; and his sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: December 2010

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