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Ralph W. Eells ’64

Ralph Wesley Eells ’64, August 10, 2006, in Washington, from prostate cancer. Ralph received a BA from Reed in history. He served in U.S. Army counter-intelligence before entering the banking profession. He moved to Bainbridge Island in 1986, was instrumental in its incorporation (1991), and was employed by the city as director of finance and administrative services. Ralph enjoyed gardening, was active in orchid and rhododendron societies, and established the West Sound Wildlife Shelter on Bainbridge Island. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Gorpalakrishnan, and his daughter.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2007

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