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Herberta Gaines Chandler ’35

Herberta Gaines Chandler ’35, October 25, 2004, at home in Baker City, Oregon. Herberta attended Reed for three years, earning a BS in education from Northwestern University, and a bachelor's degree in education from the National College of Education in Evanston, Illinois, in 1936. In 1942, she received a master’s in social work from Columbia University. She was a clinical social worker in the Bay Area, retiring to Baker City in 1978. Chandler’s community involvement covered a wide range of affiliation, including with the ACLU, public broadcasting, NARAL, and Planned Parenthood. She was volunteered for the arts, and spent many happy hours weaving, especially in the company of the Threadbenders Weaving Guild. She also gave her support to the Crossroads Arts Center and to other regional arts councils and weaving guilds. Survivors include her brother and extended family members.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2005

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