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Mary White Van Fleet ’21, MAT ’57

Mary White Van Fleet ’21, MAT ’57, October 11, 1993, in Portland, where she had lived most of her life. She earned a BA in literature, and taught school in the Portland School District for many years, primarily as a high school teacher at Jefferson High School. She married Byron Van Fleet in 1927. Later in her career, she returned to Reed to study for her master's degree, which she obtained in 1957. Mary retired from teaching in 1965. Survivors include her daughter, two sons, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Her husband died in 1983.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1994

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