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Laura Krantz Johnson ’40

Laura Krantz Johnson ’40, January 27, 2007, in Oregon. Laura attended Reed for two years. She married DeLoss Johnson in 1941; they had one son. Laura received her certification as a public accountant from the University of Oregon, and worked as a CPA for 30 years, retiring in 1979. She was active in civic work and politics in Eugene, and held many volunteer positions, including those for the Eugene School District and the PTA. In 1960, she was elected to the board of education for the Intermediate Education District of Lane County; her service to the district continued through several terms and included committee leadership statewide. Her husband died in 1983.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2009

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