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Donald Fike Knapp ’40

Donald Fike Knapp ’40, October 22, 2002, in Vancouver, Washington. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from Reed, Donald became a paper chemist specializing in printing ink and adhesive for the Crown Zellerbach paper mill in Camas, Washington; retiring in 1982. He was a member of the 25-Year Horseshoe Club at Crown Zellerbach, the Camas United Methodist Church, and a charter member of the Orchard Hills Country Club. His interests also included big band music, baseball, and travel—especially on the trains of the West—and making model trains. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor, three daughters, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a sister and brother. One daughter predeceased him.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2003

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