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Elinor Carolin Tideman Aurthur ’64

Elinor Carolin Tideman Aurthur ’64, July 9, 2007, in Venice, California. Elinor received a BA from Reed in general literature, and spent the summer after graduation registering voters in Mississippi. She went to Nigeria with the Peace Corps, was a member of the Communist Labor Party (1970–82), and was a board member of the Venice Community Housing Corporation and the Venice Community Coalition. She received an MA in urban planning and policy at the University of Illinois, Chicago, in 1982, and was principal member of Aurthur Associates. In this capacity, she assisted those who were displaced by urban development in obtaining the services they needed. Survivors include her daughter and siblings. Her son, Charley Aurthur '95, and her brother, Nick Tideman '65, also attended Reed.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2008

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