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Caroline Conklin Odlum MALS ’71

Caroline Conklin Odlum MALS ’71, of cancer, February 24, 1995, in Portland. She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College. She taught mathematics at Catlin Gabel School in 1965–66 and in 1972–79. She left her teaching career to enter Portland State University's electrical engineering program, earning a BS in 1982. She was employed by Tektronix in Portland from 1982 to 1990 as a product evaluation engineer and a technical writer. She left the company in 1990 to cofound with her husband Salt Spring Technical, a firm providing technical writing, editing, design, and typesetting services. She is survived by her husband, a daughter, a son, her mother, a brother, and a stepbrother and stepsister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 1995

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