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Maye Palmer Mudge ’19

Maye Palmer Mudge ’19, November 20, 1995, in Portland. She was a retired teacher and social worker. After graduating from Reed with a degree in general studies, she taught in high schools in California, and she earned a master’s degree in education from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1927. She married Frank Mudge and the couple had one son. After returning to Portland she taught at Jefferson High School. During World War II, she was a child welfare worker for Multnomah County. At the time of her retirement she was teaching retarded children in a private school in Portland. She was a member of Pi Lambda Theta, a national education honorary society. Survivors include her son and three grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 1996

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