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Marva Louise Frost Hutchins MAT ’63

Marva Louise Frost Hutchins MAT ’63, September 26, 2011, in Bend, Oregon, from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. Marva was an infant when her family moved from Missouri to Oregon. Generations of Frosts had been violin players, as was she, and she also played piano, ukelele, and guitar. She did her undergraduate work at Lewis & Clark College, and earned a master’s from Reed and a JD from Lewis & Clark’s Northwestern School of Law. In addition to teaching, practicing law, and putting her husband, Douglas Graham, through medical school, Marva served in the Oregon State House of Representatives for one term and was appointed head of the Oregon Department of Health by Governor Tom McCall. She and Douglas had a daughter and son, who survive her, as do a sister and family from her marriage to Miles Hutchins.

Appeared in Reed magazine: June 2012

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