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Garrard E. A. Wyld ’41

Garrard E. A. Wyld ’41, December 9, 2004, in Spokane, Washington. Garry received a BA from Reed in chemistry, and an MS from the University of Iowa (1943), and PhD from the University of Illinois (1949), in analytical chemistry. He married Mary Batey, a fellow chemistry student at the University of Illinois, and they had two children. Wyld worked as a senior staff research chemist for the Shell Development Company in Houston, and spent a year at the company’s research laboratory in Amsterdam; he retired in 1983. In retirement he was a consulting chemist for Analytical Quality Systems and director of Interface Design in Houston. In 1989, he and his wife relocated to Washington, living in Des Moines and Spokane. His cousin Henry W. Wyld ’49 also graduated from Reed.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2005

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