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Ruth Ward ’37

Ruth Marie Neils Ward ’37, March 31, 2004. Ruth graduated from Reed with a BA in general literature. She earned an MA in musicology from the University of Washington in 1941. In 1945, she married John Ward, and they moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he was a professor of music at Harvard, and she was a homemaker. Her brothers, Arthur Neils ’36 and Julius Neils ’40, also attended Reed.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2004

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