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Linda Shaw Johnson ’36

Linda Shaw Johnson ’36, May 7, 1997, in Bakersfield, California, after a long illness. After graduating from Reed, Linda married William Johnson, from whom she was later divorced. She remained in Portland and raised two children. She worked for three years as a high school teacher and then took a position as an office auditor for the Internal Revenue Service in Portland. She retired in 1968 and continued to live in Portland, where she enjoyed lawn bowling, reading mystery stories, and spending time at her vacation home in Manzanita. In 1993, in poor health, she moved to Bakersfield to be with her daughter, Anne Johnson Scott MAT ’67. Survivors include Anne and her husband David Scott MA ’63; and four grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 1998

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