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Helen Marion Vandeleur Mason MAT ’65

Helen Marion Vandeleur Mason MAT ’65, May 26, 2003, in Portland. During World War II, Helen taught aviation ground school as a civilian employee of the U.S. Army Air Corps. She received a BS degree in political science from Portland State College (Portland State University) in 1961. At Reed, her MAT degree focused on sociology. Helen taught social studies and was a counselor, coordinating post high school planning, college application, and financial aid, at Cleveland High School in Portland. She married Charles S. Mason in 1946, and they had a daughter and son. Survivors include her husband, children, grandchild, and one brother.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2003

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