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Eleanor Borman Thompson ’52

Eleanor Regina Borman Thompson ’52, April 1, 1998, in Contra Costa, California, after a long illness. She entered Reed after serving in the Air Force during World War II. She married her husband in 1953 and they moved to Walnut Creek, California, where she worked for Contra Costa County as the supervisor of the social services department at County Hospital in Martinez. After her retirement in 1980, she served in many volunteer capacities, including providing transportation to cancer patients and tutoring English as a second language to new immigrants. Her survivors include a sister, a niece, and a nephew. Her husband died in 1984.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 1998

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