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Harold Patton Niles ’42

Harold Patton Niles ’42, October 13, 1999, in Novato, California. He attended Reed for three years and then served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, receiving the Air Medal and the Distinguished Fkying Cross. He worked in Portland for 25 years selling rock-crushing and construction equipment. In 1968, he moved to Novato and opened Pacific Crusher Systems in San Rafael. He enjoyed golf, gardening, and fly-fishing, and he was a strong supporter of wildlife organizations. Survivors include his wife of 57 years; two daughters; a sister; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A son predeceased him.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2000

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