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James S. Martin ’75

August 25, 2019, in Ashland, Oregon, from acute myeloid leukemia.

Jim was born in Seattle, Washington and got his bachelor’s degree at Harvard University. He earned a master’s degree in theatre from the University of Washington and a master’s in teaching from Reed. His favorite Reed memory was discussing contemporary European fiction at the home of Prof. Kaspar Locher [German 1950–88]. Jim taught for years at Crater High School in Central Point, Oregon. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca; his sons, Phillip and Simon; and his sisters, Judy and Nancy.

Appeared in Reed magazine: June 2020

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