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Lynnette Allen Crane MALS ’86

Lynnette (Allen) Crane MALS ’86, October 2, 2014, at home in Portland, from ovarian cancer. Lynnette received a BA from Evergreen State College and earned a master’s degree from Reed in English. She wrote a creative degree paper, “The Prism,” with Prof. Gary Gildner [creative writing 1983–84]. Lynnette taught English at Olympic College and Clark College in Washington and at Columbia Gorge Community College in Oregon until 1994, when she traveled abroad to teach. She was an instructor at Exeter College in England, Işık University in Turkey, the American University and Zayed University in Dubai, and Kuwait University, and had recently retired from teaching English as a foreign language. Survivors include her daughter and son, four grandchildren, and a sister and brother.

Appeared in Reed magazine: March 2015

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