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Barbara Davis ’50

Barbara Davis ’50, August 1, 2012, in Portland. Barbara was born in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, to American academics. She lived in various cities in the U.S. and also spent a year in Brazil. At Reed, she studied Russian literature and she met Robert Crowley ’49, whom she married. The couple moved to Berkeley, where Barbara completed a BA in Slavic languages; they had two daughters and a son. Barbara later returned to Portland, where she drove a cab and worked for the TriMet bus system. She was interested in peace and justice issues throughout her life. Survivors include her children, three grandchildren, and her sisters and brother.

Appeared in Reed magazine: March 2013

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