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Kim Ferris ’79

June 11, 2019, in Prosser, Washington.

Kim was a senior research scientist at Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington. He came to Reed with a bachelor of science degree from the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. A chemistry major at Reed, he wrote his thesis, “Studies of Lithium Iodide and Phthaloyl Chloride in Ether Solvents,” and went on to earn both an MA and a PhD in chemistry from Princeton University. He is survived by his wife, Karen.

Appeared in Reed magazine: December 2019

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