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Elaine J. Anderson Kerley ’32

Elaine Anderson Kerley ’32, July 10, 1999, in Portland. She attended Reed for two years before transferring to Oregon State College (now Oregon State University), where she earned a BS in 1932. She received a master’s degree in education from the University of Oregon in 1933, taught high school for several years, and later bought, renovated and resold real estate. She lived in Michigan from the mid-’40s until the mid-’50s, when she returned to Portland. Survivors include two daughters, including Joyce Kerley ’60; two sons; seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Her husband predeceased her.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2000

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