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Arthur David Soderberg AMP ’44

Arthur David Soderberg AMP ’44, April 21, 2015, in Lakeside-Marblehead, Ohio. A Seattle native, Art earned a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Washington and attended Yale. During World War II, he studied at Reed in the premeteorology program and served as a navigator and in search and rescue operations with the U.S. Army Air Corps. After the war, Art pursued a career with U.S. Gypsum, and he worked in numerous plants throughout the Midwest over a span of 40 years. He played semi-pro baseball and enjoyed boating, golf, swimming, and gardening. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, the American Legion, the Elks, and Kiwanis. His family notes that he was a role model of patience, perseverance, and optimism. Art and Dorothy J. Sandberg were married for nearly 50 years. Survivors include their daughter, three sons, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2015

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