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James Watt Wiley ’31

James Watt Wiley ’31, January 29, 1995, in Portland. He attended Reed for two years and then transferred to the University of Oregon. He received an MD from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1933. He was a fellow of the American Board of Surgeons. He was a surgeon at Good Samaritan Hospital until 1957, when he began serving patients at St. Helens Hospital. He retired from medical practice in 1983. After retiring, he returned to school and earned a degree in Spanish from Portland State University. He took up scuba diving at the age of 60 and also learned to play the guitar. Survivors include his wife, two sons, one grandchild, and a sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 1995

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