FORMER TRUSTEE JOHN H. HAUBERG DIES

John Henry Hauberg, trustee from 1963 to 1975, died in Seattle on April 6 at 85. He was born in Rock Island, Illinois, on June 24, 1916. He married Anne Westbrook Gould in 1941, and they had three children. After attending Princeton and serving in WWII, he moved to Seattle and earned a B.S. in forestry from the University of Washington in 1949.

Hauberg’s extensive civic interests included educationand research for developmentally delayed children and children with disabilities; he founded the Pilot School, which later became the Center for Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington Medical Center. He also founded Lifetime Advocacy Plus to provide financial resources for children and adults following the death of their parents.

Hauberg was an avid supporter of the arts in Seattle and was a generous donor to both the Seattle Art Museum and the Seattle Symphony. Along with his first wife, Anne Gould Hauberg, and artist Dale Chihuly, he cofounded the Pilchuck Glass School in 1971, housed on 60 acres of his Pilchuck tree farm.

Innovative and progressive in his forestry work at Pilchuck, Hauberg developed new methods for planting and renewing forests in the Pacific Northwest. His grandfather, F.P.A. Denkmann, was cofounder of Weyerhaeuser Company, and Hauberg served on the board of Weyerhaeuser for 38 years. He was also chairman and director of the Pacific Denkmann Company in Seattle.

His financial support for Reed College continues in the John H. Hauberg Scholarship, initiated in 1972, and in the John H. Hauberg and Anne Gould Hauberg Fund for Art, established in 1990, which supports the curator of the Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, gallery exhibitions, and the acquisition of prints and drawings.

Numerous family members survive Hauberg, including his two daughters and his second wife, Ann Homer Brinkley, whom he married in 1979.

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