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Catherine Mary Caroline Roguska Murphy Riniker ’80

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Catherine Mary Caroline Roguska Murphy Riniker ’80, March 11, 2010, in Kennewick, Washington, from cancer. Cait went to high school in Juneau, Alaska, and attended four other colleges before enrolling at Reed, where she earned a BA in history. Later she worked as a writer in Portland and Juneau, traveled to Ireland, and then moved to Chicago to be with her mother. She spent five years in Chicago, working with developmentally disabled adults. In 1987, she married Lance Riniker. The couple moved to the Washington state Tri-Cities two years later, and Cait worked for Tri-City Residential Services, Carondelet, Trend College, and the Benton-Franklin Dispute Resolution Center. Survivors include her husband and daughter, and four brothers.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2010

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