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Prof. Angela Ayres [Spanish 1966–73]

Prof. Angela Ayres was very fond of her time teaching at Reed and is remembered as an influential professor who had high expectations of her students. She continued teaching after leaving Reed, but would say that Reed students were the most impressive she ever taught. Outside of work, Ayres enjoyed gardening and traveling. Her husband, Prof. Fred Ayres, taught chemistry at Reed from 1940 until his death in 1970. She is survived by her son, Dr. Fred Donald Ayres ’89.

Appeared in Reed magazine: Fall 2023

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