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Hugh Stanford McLeod ’57

Hugh Stanford McLeod ’57, March 23, 2004, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Hugh received a BA from Reed in biology. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, and served as a cryptographer for two years. From there he attended Harvard Medical School, graduating cum laude in 1963, with a DMD. He earned an MS in orthodontia from the University of Illinois in 1965, after which he opened an orthodontic practice in Albuquerque. In addition to his 30-year practice, Hugh taught dental students at the University of New Mexico. He received the Dr. Norman B. Nesbett Medal for excellence in the field of dentistry. His community associations were numerous: He was active in the Rotary Del Norte Club of Albuquerque and in Rotary International; he was a 20-year member of the YMCA board of directors, and a Shriner and Mason. Other interests included performing on the bagpipes for 30 years, also as a member of the Ballut Abyad Pipe Band; and he was an accomplished inventor. A man who loved life, he offered his talents and service to others with great kindness. He married Sally Brogan ’60; they had five children, and later divorced. Survivors include his wife, Carol, and his two daughters and three sons.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2004

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