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Norris Humphry Perkins II ’47

Norris Humphry Perkins II ’47, April 16, 2008, in Portland. Norris attended Reed before joining the U.S. Army in Europe. For this service, he earned a Purple Heart and the Distinguished Service Cross. He completed his undergraduate education and received an MD from the University of Oregon, and for 30 years, had a private medical practice in Cedar Hills. He was married to Katharine Heath for 37 years. Following her death in 1979, he married Betty Cramer, who survives him. Survivors also include two daughters and a son, eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2009

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