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David Dretzin ’51

David Dretzin ’51, June 26, 2006, in New York, from an accident stemming from a stroke. Duff received a BA from Reed in philosophy. He earned an LLB from Yale University in 1959, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and went into the practice of labor and employment law in New York City. In 1964, he married Joanna Merlin, an actress, casting director, and teacher; they shared a passion for theatre. David was director of Theatreworks U.S.A. and a producer. He served as the nation's labor lawyer for more than a decade. Survivors include his wife and two daughters.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2007

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