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Joy Popkes Rust ’51

Joy Louis Popkes Rust ’51, December 31, 2002, of respiratory failure, at her home in Berkeley, California. Joy received her bachelor’s degree in general literature from Reed. She married Robert L. Rust in 1954; they had two children, and later divorced. Rust spent 31 years as a public school secondary teacher in English, social studies, and crafts, in Oregon and California. She was active in the Bay Area alumni chapter. Survivors include her daughter, son, two granddaughters, and her sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2003

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