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Nicola Beth Hornbrook Hines ’59

Nicola Hornebrook Hines ’59, November 27, 1995, in Gold Beach, Oregon, of cancer. She attended Reed for two years and then left to marry William Ringnalda ’57. They had three children and were divorced in 1963. In 1968 she returned to school, earning a BA in English literature from Oregon State University in 1970 and a master’s in library science from the University of Oregon in 1973. She was city librarian in Sweet Home, Oregon, from 1973 to 1986. From 1986 to 1992, she was owner and operator of an ice cream store in Newport, Oregon. She returned to library work in 1992 and took a job as the Curry County librarian. She was active in theatre and politics, and was most recently a volunteer with the Oregon Aquarium at Newport. Survivors include her father, a daughter, and two sons, including Murco Ringnalda ’82.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1997

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