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Marjorie Katherine Kennard Dassow MAT ’67

Marjorie Katherine Kennard Dassow MAT ’67, November 15, 2008, in Portland. Marjorie received her bachelor's degree in elementary education in 1947 from Marylhurst College (University). She married Dell A. Dassow ’42 in 1953; the couple lived in southeast Portland and raised three children. Following receipt of a master's in teaching from Reed, Marjorie worked for Portland Public Schools, teaching at a number of grade schools in the area; she retired in 1980. In retirement, Marjorie and Dell traveled extensively in Europe. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, and speed-reading, and she enjoyed playing the slot machines in Reno and Lake Tahoe. Survivors include two sons and a daughter, and her brother. Dell died in 2004.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2009

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