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Lydge Amer Vann ’49

Lydge Amer Vann ’49, June 9, 2014, in Portland, following a short illness. Lydge studied at Reed for two years, and earned a degree in business from Lewis & Clark College. He worked for PacifiCorp for 35 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and other outdoor activities, and was an adult leader in the Boy Scouts for 20 years. Lydge was born at home in Eastmoreland, and, following his marriage to Jean, he returned to the neighborhood to build a home on the same block; this was his home until his death. Survivors include Jean; their daughters Irene and Carol Sue Vann Harris ’85, who provided this memorial; a son, David; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. His son Brian predeceased him.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2014

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