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Elizabeth A. Hecht ’45

Elizabeth A. Hecht ’45, June 22, 2003, in Arizona. Elizabeth received a BA from Reed in psychology. From 1947 to 1953, she taught at the Oklahoma College for Women, leaving to take a position at the New Mexico School for the Deaf (1953–56). She earned an MA from New York University in health, physical education, and recreation in 1956, and taught at Mary Hardin-Baylor in Texas. She received a PhD in psychology in 1963 from Baylor University. From 1965 to 1970, she worked for the Veterans Administration in Los Angeles and in Temple, Texas, from 1970 to 1978. She retired in 1978, lived in Tucson, and traveled, volunteered, and enjoyed life to the fullest. In 1965, she married Aubry Miller, who predeceased her.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2006

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