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Thorstein B. Sabo ’57, MA ’62

Thorstein B. Sabo ’57, MAT ’62, November 7, 1994, in Hillsboro, Oregon, of a heart attack. After completing his undergraduate degree, Thorstein was a teacher's assistant at the University of Portland. He taught science in Punahau, Hawaii, for two years and at Catlin Gabel School for five years before taking a position at Hillsboro Union High School. He taught chemistry and physics at Hillsboro Union for 27 years and became chair of the science department in 1971. He was a past president of the Science Teachers Association of Oregon, and a past member of the board of trustees of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. He also served in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and was an active member of the Columbia Pacific Council, Boy Scouts of America. Survivors include his wife, four sons, eight grandchildren, and a sister, Oddny Sabo Everson ’58.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1995

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