Joys, Sorrows, and Well-Wishes

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  • Dave Keir, former Extension Agent in Coquille (Coos County), Medford (Jackson County) and for a short time in Hood River, passed away on December 7th.

    A memorial service will be held in the spring in Pine Grove. The family requests that remembrances in his name be made to Hospice of the Gorge or the Pine Grove Fire Department. Please visit the Anderson Tribute Center to leave a note of condolence for the family.

  • Carolyn Raab, Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist and Professor, died peacefully on Thursday, December 6th at home with her sister and the parish nurse. An organ concert will be held on Sunday, January 20th at 2:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church, 11th and Monroe, in Corvallis.

    Donations to continue her work may be made to the OSU Foundation – Dean’s Excellence Fund in CPHHS and indicate in the notes section that they are in memory of Carolyn Raab.

  • Duane Hatch, retired Extension faculty and staff chair, passed away on December 21, 2012.
  • Our condolences to Wilbur Bluhm, retired Extension faculty, on the loss of his wife Mary Bluhm who passed away on January 6, 2013. A funeral service was held on Saturday, January 12 in Salem.
  • Jack Gurton, long-time Extension Agent, passed away December 29. Jack was the 4-H Extension Agent in Eugene from 1949-1968. He also served the post of Extension Agent in Newport and Redmond, OR before retiring. The family may plan a memorial at a later date.