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Mary Eloise Savage Leber ’50

Mary Eloise Savage Leber ’50, October 4, 2005, in Seattle, Washington. Mary attended Reed for three years, leaving to marry Bruce E. Leber ’48 and to raise their family. She later she completed a BA and an MA in sociology from the University of Washington, and worked for many years in administration at Evergreen Hospital, and at the Little School in Bellevue. She traveled in the U.S. and abroad, including to South America and New Zealand, and enjoyed playing Scrabble, bird watching, reading, gardening, and performing choral work. With one daughter, she owned Brie and Bordeaux, a Seattle restaurant. She also served as a member of the Reed board of trustees from 1980 to 1983, following her service as an alumni trustee from 1978 to 1980. Survivors include her son, B. Douglas Leber ’77; and three daughters, including Kelly E. Leber ’78; and two grandchildren. Bruce died in 1994.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2006

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