Thomas Wood J.D. '37, March 18, 2007, age 92. Wood served in the military for 21 years, mostly in the Air Force Judge Advocate General's department, and practiced law in Klamath Falls for six years. He retired in Redlands, California, and played golf almost daily for 37 years.
Andrean Gerber CAS '40, April 7, 2007, age 89, of cancer. A lifelong artist, she began making paper collages late in life. She had her first art show at age 85 and went on to have four more.
Charles Leon "Hos" Hosford B.S. '49, M.A.T. '61, June 8, 2007, age 83, of cancer and Parkinson's disease. During World War II he served in the Navy in the South Pacific. Hosford taught at the elementary and high school levels and owned a management training and consulting company.
David Howard Wiley B.S. '49, July 28, 2007, age 80, in a floatplane accident. Wiley served in the Navy during World War II. After college he took over his father's commercial flooring business and also owned Wiley's Seaplanes and T-Craft Float Plane. Wiley was a certified ski instructor on Mount Hood for 33 years; taught first aid, water, and boating safety for the American Red Cross; and was a nationally noted seaplane instructor.
Lowell Alan Miller B.S. '52, December 12, 2006, age 75. He had served in the U.S. Army and was retired from the Department of Energy.
Harold Misner B.S. '53, May 2, 2007.
John Paul Mullins B.S. '53, April 30, 2007, age 84, in an automobile accident. Mullins served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a machinist for Tube Forgings of America.
Eugene Walter Bauer B.S. '56, July 31, 2007, age 86. He received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for U.S. Army service during World War II. Some years after retiring as a professor emeritus of dentistry from Oregon Health & Science University, Bauer embarked on a second career as a private investigator for attorneys defending indigents in criminal cases. He was very active in community and church affairs in Gladstone, where he lived.
Nancy Singletary CAS '56, May 29, 2007. She was married to Dr. Craig Singletary B.A. '54.
Jean Tousley Chew CAS '57, May 31, 2007, age 71. A longtime employee of Washington State University in Pullman, Chew retired as a senior computer systems analyst in 1996. She was active in progressive political and environmental causes and was an artist and a landscape gardener.
Gene Tankersley B.A. '62, April 6, 2007, age 70, of complications from lung cancer. Tankersley interrupted his Lewis & Clark studies to spend two years in the Army as an athletic director in Mannheim, Germany. He retired in 1998 after a 35-year career with Texaco Refining and Marketing.
Roger L. Coit Sr. B.A. '64, May 26, 2007, age 67. He worked as an administrator for Ford Motor Company for 33 years, then moved to Neskowin, where he was active in community affairs and enjoyed boating and fishing.
Frances Fullenwider Dodson M.A. '64, May 31, 2007, age 96. Dodson had studied Latin and the classics in college but was unable to find a teaching position during the Great Depression. She helped her husband, Dwight, for many years in his career as a Baptist minister. After earning her master of arts in education at Lewis & Clark, she taught Latin at Washington High School in Portland. She remained active in church affairs and as a volunteer at Rose Villa Retirement Community in Portland.
Susan Linda Iles B.A. '65, June 28, 2007, age 64. She was a secretary in the environmental sciences department of Portland State University for about 20 years.
Elka Turner B.A. '80, April 6, 2007, age 50.
Christine Fredricks Smith B.S. '92, August 16, 2007, age 36, in an airplane crash. Smith, the daughter of Professor of Mathematics Gregory Fredricks, was traveling with family members in a small plane that crashed near Ketchikan, Alaska. Also killed in the crash were her husband, Eric; 3-yearold son, Trevor; and her husband's stepfather, David Mayer. Trevor's twin sister, Allison, died later in the hospital where she had been treated for her injuries. Smith's mother-in-law, Mindy Mayer, survived. After graduation, Christi Smith had worked as a CPA at several local firms; since the birth of her children, she had been a stay-at-home mom.
Cheryl Kosewicz J.D. '00, July 27, 2007. Kosewicz worked for the district attorney's office in Las Vegas for six years before moving to Reno and working for the district attorney's office there. She had a love for triathlons, soccer, boxing, camping, biking, and the rodeo, and medaled as an international Olympic police boxer.
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