Susan Murray Hudkins G’70 died on July 27, 2006, in Salem, Oregon.
Born on June 20, 1944, in Seattle,WA, she prepared for college at Pasadena High School in California and graduated from Stanford University in 1965. She taught mathematics at Los Altos (CA) High School from 1966 to 1969, and then entered a National Science Program in mathematics at Bowdoin in 1969-70 and received a master of arts degree in 1970.After teaching in Los Altos for two more years, she moved to Salem, where she taught for several years at Chemeketa Community College. She was active in the American Association of University Women and the First United Methodist Church. She was also co-chair of the capital campaign to build Willson House at the United Methodist Retirement Center in Salem, where she lived during the last two and a half years of her life. She and her husband traveled extensively, with trips around the U.S. and Canada and to Europe, Australia, and New Zealand and with several cruises. Surviving are her husband, Charles R. Hudkins, Jr. G’70, who also received a master of arts degree from Bowdoin in 1970 under the National Science Foundation Program; a son, Ronald Hudkins; a daughter, Amy Macht; a brother, Thomas Murray; and two grandchildren.