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Dorothy Gertrude Cottrell Coppock ’43

Dorothy Gertrude Cottrell Coppock ’43, February 12, 2013, in Beaverton, Oregon. Dorothy came to Reed from Utah and earned a BA in biology. She also met Ross H. Coppock ’42; they married shortly before he began military duty in Italy. Dorothy cofounded West Hills Preschool in Portland and also taught at the school. Later she worked as a real estate agent and broker. She enjoyed duplicate bridge and was an exceptional quilt maker and wood carver. “Her beautiful smile and playful sense of humor will be greatly missed.” Survivors include Ross, 2 daughters, a son, 5 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 2 sisters, including Patricia Cottrell Spencer ’47. Her brother, Gordon Cottrell ’50, also graduated from Reed.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2013

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