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Lillian Kessler Wexler ’45

Lillian Kessler Wexler ’45, September 6, 2007, in Portland. Lillian received a BA from Reed in sociology and psychology. Additional degrees included an MS in reading education from Portland State College (University) in 1968, a certificate of advanced study in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard in 1975, and a PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of Oregon in 1977. She worked in Portland Public Schools as a teacher and child development specialist for 40 years and was also a caseworker for Federated Jewish Societies. Lillian was a member of the League of Women Voters, the board of directors for Hadassah, and Congregation Neveh Shalom. She married Henry Wexler in 1946; he died in 1997.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2008

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