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Sarah Jenkins ’66

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Sarah Jenkins ’66, September 19, 2009, in Madison, Wisconsin, from complications related to Alzheimer's disease. Sally earned a BA from Reed in physics and an MS in biophysics and physical chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania. She also did graduate work in journalism at the University of Wisconsin. For 25 years, she worked for the Wisconsin Public Service Commission on a broad range of energy-related issues. Sally was a life member of the Sierra Club, and supported the American Red Cross and the Nature Conservancy. She enjoyed long walks with her dogs, gardening, bird watching, and nature photography. Survivors include her brother and extended family.

Appeared in Reed magazine: June 2010

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