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Frederick Benjamin Steed ’48

Frederick Benjamin Steed ’48, May 24, 2006, in Seattle, Washington, from a heart attack. Frederick left Reed in 1941 to serve in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He was awarded a Purple Heart and the Silver Star. He resumed his education at the University of Oregon, and earned teaching and principal credentials from the University of Washington. Frederick worked in Seattle public schools for 30 years, retiring in 1982. His recreational interests included mountain climbing, hiking, and sailing. Survivors include his wife, three daughters, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2006

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