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Betty Black Cohn ’33

A picture of Betty Black Cohn

Betty Black Cohn ’33, May 14, 2009, in Berkeley, California, her home for over 50 years. Betty came to Reed from Pueblo, Colorado, and received a BA in psychology. During the Great Depression, she did social work in San Francisco. For 67 years, she was married to Bay Area native and chemist Roy W. Cohn, who died in 2007. They were devoted to their family, including a son, grandson, and two great-grandsons, who survive them. Betty was a board member for Herrick Hospital in Berkeley and a member of the League of Women Voters.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2009

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