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Richard Fot Hum AMP ’44

Richard Fot Hum AMP ’44, May 22, 2011, in Yountville, California. Richard was an air force officer, a veteran of three wars, and a five-time recipient of the Legion of Merit. He attended Reed in the premeteorology program and earned a BA and an MA from the University of California, Berkeley, in physiology and an MA in international affairs from George Washington University. He and his wife, Jane Louie, to whom he was married for 60 years, established the Honor Flight program for northern California, providing funds for World War II and terminally ill veterans to visit the war memorial in Washington, D.C. Richard volunteered with Sonoma County’s Area Agency for Aging and the Napa Airport Museum board. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and was a Shriner and a Mason. Survivors include Jane, one son, three daughters, six grandchildren, and two brothers.

Appeared in Reed magazine: December 2011

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