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Isabelle Woodbridge Leggett ’38

Isabelle Woodbridge Leggett ’38, July 2, 2012, in Stockton, California. The daughter of Marguerite Woodbridge ’33 [French 1940–50] and Benjamin M. Woodbridge [French 1922–52], and sister of Benjamin M. Woodbridge Jr. ’36, Isabelle studied at Reed for three years before transferring to Western Washington College of Education. She taught in schools in Everett, Washington, and in Portland. In 1943, she married Robert D. Leggett ’42. They lived in California and Pennsylvania while he completed his medical training, then moved to Marin County. Following a divorce in 1962, Isabelle returned to teaching. A decade later, in retirement, she volunteed as an instructor in outreach programs for adults and the elderly, and as a French language instructor for middle school students. Survivors include a daughter and son.

Appeared in Reed magazine: March 2013

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