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Richard John DeWolf MAT ’64

Richard John DeWolf MAT ’64, July 2, 2008, in Modesto, California. Dick attended University of California, Berkeley, and San Francisco State, and received a master's degree from Reed in mathematics. He taught high school mathematics for 31 years in Modesto, and also taught in Downey and Davis, California. Dick was very active in the Boy Scouts of America. From 1966 to 2003, he served as scoutmaster for troop 76, guiding over 80 members to the rank of Eagle Scout. He also founded the troop's High Sierra Wilderness camp at Lake Utica. In 1984, he received the Silver Beaver, the scouts' highest honor for distinguished volunteer service. Survivors include his wife, Haldon Fowler, to whom he was married for 57 years; two sons; and three grandchildren. His daughter predeceased him.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2008

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