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Donald W. Bailey ’38

Donald W. Bailey ’38, October 23, 2001, in Oregon. Don attended Reed, later earning a BS from Oregon State College (University) in chemistry. He was a horticulturalist and manager of Orchard View Farms, a cherry business in The Dalles, established by his parents. He married Edwina Ohlegshlager in 1940; they had seven children. In 1967, he was named The Dalles Man of the Year, and was named Northwest Cherry King in 1974. Bailey developed a packing process that more than doubled the shelf life of fresh fruit. His brother, Jack R. Bailey ’36, also attended Reed.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2008

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