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Sarah Marimon Coe ’21

Sarah Marimon Coe ’21, March 2, 2000, in Del Mar, California. She attended Reed for two years and then transferred to Pomona College, graduating in 1921. She taught school in California for three years but was forced to quit when she contracted tuberculosis. She spent two years in a sanitarium in Phoenix, Arizona, where she met and married her husband, Elmon Coe, manager of the sanitarium. They settled in Phoenix and had three children, and she was active in the PTA. During the ’50s, she and her husband operated a hotel in Yuma, Arizona, for six years. She began teaching again after they returned to Phoenix, retiring in 1966. Her husband died in 1960. She traveled to South America, Africa, and the Holy Land after retiring, and then relocated to California. Survivors include a son; two daughters; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2001

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