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Reed Mag Nov 05

On the cover
Sujata Gamage and daughter, Anu Samarajiva ‘09, at Reed Orientation 2005. Photo by Edis Jurcys


Interim Editor
Edward Hershey

Mitchell Hartman

Associate Editor
Amy Taylor

Alumni News
Robin Tovey '97

Class Notes
Laurie Lindquist

Graphic Designer
Anderson McConaughy Design

Associate Graphic Designer
Laura Pritchard

Web Design
Tony Moreno

orientation 2005 photography
Edis Jurcys



say goodbye imageSuddenly it's time to say goodbye
A father searches for words to sum up 17 years of child raising.
By Randy Wedin

sharing imageSharing all but the tears
An alumna-turned-parent discovers a changing communication dynamic.
By Susan Orlansky ’75

savage imageHow much is too much?
A question parents must ask in an age of involvement
By Marjorie Savage

don james imageA right to die, a will to live
Don James ’50 and the defense of Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act
By Todd Schwartz


News of the College

Supporting Reed

Reed students

Alumni news



Class notes are now available on the alumni pages. You can also update your address, submit a class note, make a contribution to the college, and add your email address to the new on-line email directory from our web site. Information available on our web pages includes chapter events, reunions information, photos of “Old Reed,” and links to other administrative offices.


Our online directory lists Reed alumni email addresses that have been added via our online address update page (see above). This is a protected web site, and you will be asked to enter your last name and Reed ID. Your ID number can be found on your alumni association membership card or on your address label from a Reed mailing.

About this Issue

As the August issue went to press, editor Paula Barclay went off to a new life in New Mexico. Her successor, Mitchell Hartman, arrived in October just in time to proof the final copy of this edition. Read more.