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Frances Braden Pickett ’39

Frances Leigh Braden Pickett ’39, August 4, 2002, in Corvallis, Oregon. Frances attended Reed for a year in 1935 before attending Oregon State College (now university). She married Cecil D. Maynard, moved to Mt. Vernon, New York, and left there as a widow with two small children to live near her family in El Segundo, California. In California she worked for United Airlines and met Thomas J. Pickett, whom she married in 1957. They moved to Corvallis, where she was a full-time homemaker during their nearly 40-year marriage. Survivors include her son and daughter, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2003

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