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Evelyn Cathey Chance ’40

Evelyn Cathey Chance ’40, May 21, 1999, in Portland. She graduated from Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in 1920 and from Reed in 1940. She was a registered nurse and taught surgical nursing in Good Samaritan Hospital from 1940 to 1945. She supervised teachers of nurses’ aides for the Red Cross and served as a teaching supervisor for the Polio Foundation. She married Arthur W. Chance in 1945; he died in 1951. In 1954, she took a yearlong trip around the world. From 1957 to 1960, she was a teaching supervisor at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. After retiring in 1960, she returned to Portland. Survivors include two nieces and two nephews.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 1999

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