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Annie Laurie Quackenbush Haston MAT ’64

Annie Laurie Quackenbush Haston MAT ’64, July 29, 2012, in Santa Barbara, California. Prior to receiving a master’s degree at Reed, Lolly earned a BA at the University of Oregon, and she later earned a PhD in political science at Washington State University. She was a teacher and an administrator at Humboldt State University. Later, in Santa Barbara, where she lived for over 20 years, she was active in the League of Women Voters, the Democratic Women of Santa Barbara, and the Unitarian church. She was dedicated to providing assistance to the poor and underprivileged and she fought tirelessly for women’s rights. Children, in particular, enjoyed her playful and gentle nature and benefited from her keen intellect. She was greatly valued as a volunteer reading teacher at Adams Elementary School. During a marriage to Bruce Haston MAT ’64, Lolly had a son and daughter, who survive her, as do a granddaughter and brother.

Appeared in Reed magazine: March 2013

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