Mary Reid Brooks

Profile Updated: August 25, 2020
Residing In: Salem, OR USA
Spouse/Partner: Milo
Occupation: Elem. Teacher, retired.
Children: Julie, born 1966;Laurie, born 1969

Busy with family, music activities, enjoying gardening in Oregon. Wonderful annual trips with family all over the world. I enjoyed my teaching & real estate career and now am retired. 'Love visiting First Pres. in Bellevue.Great church...Our girls' families live in Bellevue, Wash. and Bloomington, Illinois. Our grandchildren are 8,12,&15... very dear and lots of fun for us. We have an adorable little dog named Holly. She is a Havanese..great pet. We've lived at a golf course for the last 25 years...and walk daily...rain or shine. We have a little 6 acre hobby farm near our home that we work at to maintain & harvest the fruit in the fall. Much of it goes to the neighbors & The Food Share Program. We are trying to stay in shape...what a job.

School Story:

St. Olaf College-2 years. transfer to Macalester College and graduated in 1962. further studies at UC Santa Barbara and UCLA. The girls went to Pacific Lutheran U...but visited St.O with me very often when we came to Minn. for family gatherings.

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Sep 24, 2020 at 10:16 AM

Happy Birthday! Always enjoyed the Hockey games. Your
team always played so hard!

Sep 23, 2020 at 11:08 AM

Welcome to the 80s. Not bad st all. I'm remembering you in the drum section of the band.Am I right? Always looked like more fun than the front row chairs! Happy Birthday, Mike.

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Sep 20, 2020 at 9:37 AM

Posted on: Sep 19, 2020 at 11:32 PM

Hi. Hope it's ok. We do go back to that terrible, Miss Blomstad in 5th grade. Right?

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Sep 19, 2020 at 7:13 PM

Posted on: Sep 19, 2020 at 4:48 PM

Danny. So glad we visited at the last reunion. I really enjoy you photos and comments on FB. What a marvelous life of music and travel you have had. Good going! Mary

Sep 19, 2020 at 4:45 PM

Happy Birthday, Pat. So glad we visited at the last reunion
Take good care. Mary

Aug 25, 2020 at 10:52 AM

Love the visual joke..nothing like a grumpy old guy! Haha!

Jul 28, 2020 at 11:04 AM

Happy Birthday, Gloria. I'll always picture playing your beautiful saxophone in Band. Nice memory!

Jul 27, 2020 at 12:02 PM

Happy Birthday to you, dear Bev. I know you will celebrate well at your new home in Santa Fe!

Jul 08, 2020 at 11:11 AM

Thank you Staff for your excellent articles and coverage of the COVID 19 Virus. Good Job! Mary

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Jul 08, 2020 at 8:58 PM

Posted on: Jul 05, 2020 at 10:39 PM

Happy Birthday, Barb. So glad we got together my last few visits. Maybe when this disaster is over, our class will gather again and we'll have another 4hr.lunch. I hope you are well and staying safe from illness. We are very careful
Have a great Birthday! As Ever, Mary

Jun 11, 2020 at 10:13 AM

Happy Birthday, Susan. What good memories I have of our. HS days!

Jun 10, 2020 at 10:52 AM

What a heartfelt response to your fellow 3 Musketeer. You were a true friend and your loss is so sincere.
Thanks for your great tribute to Bob Reith.

Jun 09, 2020 at 11:10 AM

Glenn. What a beautiful tribute and eulogy you posted today of your dear brother's life. Russell had such a positive impact on many,even though so disabled. It seems he touched many lives in an amazing way. I regret never knowing him. You gave us a wonderful gift in sharing your loving memories. Thank you so much. Mary

May 20, 2020 at 2:33 PM

My best to you on your Birthday. Tough times in Chicago. Grand daughter is a Sr. at DePaul and is taking classes on line from lake house. Make the most of your Special Day!

May 20, 2020 at 2:31 PM

Happy Birthday in advance. I wish you well at this challenging time!Make it a good day!

May 17, 2020 at 10:52 AM

Happy Birthday Marilee. Hope you are well and having a good day at this challenging time!

May 02, 2020 at 1:23 PM

Happy Birthday, Rod. Always enjoy your thoughtful posts on FB. Glad we visited at the reunion. Won't be another one for quite a while. I'm afraid

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May 02, 2020 at 1:20 PM
Mary Reid Brooks has left an In Memory comment for Carol (Toni) Thom Souza.
Apr 29, 2020 at 11:33 AM

Carol was as beautiful, vivacious and courageous as any one I have met. She was smart and aaccomplished. What an amazing life, career and loving family. Such a tragic loss due to this terrible virus.

Apr 21, 2020 at 11:57 AM

Happy Birthday in advance,Careen. Hope you are holding up well in WA. Are you on one of the islands? Spring is beautiful there! Joy and a sunny day to you on your 80th!

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