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Jane Mersereau ’42

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Jane Howard Mersereau ’42, September 30, 2006, in Portland. Jane attended Reed for four years, and later returned to complete her degree in general literature in 1965. She married Charles Parker Mersereau ’40; they had three sons, and later divorced. She volunteered for and was employed in a variety of positions: as assistant director for the Pittock Mansion; as alumni association president and volunteer archives assistant for Reed; as a volunteer archivist and president of Catlin Gabel Alumni; and as executive secretary of Lewis & Clark College's centennial year celebration. She had a gift for words and for calligraphy. Survivors include two sons, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2007

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