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Marcus B. Latin ’79

Marcus Beckman Latin ’79, June 28, 2002, of cancer, in Portland. He earned a BA in psychology, then received a master’s in social work at Portland State University in 1990. From 1980 to 1984 he worked as consultant and adjunctive therapy assistant at Cedar Hills Hospital, as a mental health therapist at Providence Medical Center, and as an instructor at Portland Community College. He developed a private practice as a geriatric care manager, counselor, and psychotherapist. Integrity, truth, and human dignity were the three ideals that guided his life. He married Nancy Church in 1987, and the couple raised three children before divorcing. He is survived by a daughter and two sons, to whom he was devoted; his partner, Lilijoy; his father; and his brother and sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2002

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