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Marion B. Bass Stevens ’36

Marion Bass Stevens ’36, September 4, 1998, in Medford, Oregon. She attended Reed for two years and later attended the University Of Oregon, where she earned a bachelor’s degree and teaching credential. Prior to her marriage in 1938, she worked in a Portland department store as a fashion buyer. The couple lived in several locations in the U.S. during her husband’s military career, and in 1954 they settled in Davis, California. After working as a literacy tutor, she returned to school and earned a master’s in employment counseling from California State University, Sacramento, and a doctorate from International College. In 1968–84, she was a career counselor for the Sacramento County Office of Education and the San Juan Unified School District. She was in private practice in Davis and San Mateo, California, and later in Medford, Oregon, until her death. Survivors include her husband and two daughters.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1999

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