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Elizabeth Coates ’66

June 14, 2020, in Eugene, Oregon, from complications due to diabetes.

Following in the footsteps of their uncle, Arthur Kingsley Trenholme ’28, Elizabeth and her sister, Robin Coates Kunz ’69, both came to Reed. Liz received her bachelor’s degree in literature and later attended graduate school. She worked in business and was married and divorced three times. In addition to her sister, Robin, she is survived by her five sons, David Coates-Chaney, Raleigh Coates-Chaney, Richard Coates-Chaney, Curtis Coates-Chaney, and Kingsley Coates-Chaney.

Appeared in Reed magazine: March 2021

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