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Darr Jay Fedderson, L. Ross Garner, Daniel Warren Meub

Obituaries

Darr Jay Fedderson

Darr Jay Fedderson of Lake Oswego died in Eugene on March 11, 2011. He was 58.

He was born into a large show business family on July 25, 1952. His parents were Don and Helen Fedderson.

He attended Palisades High School and Buckley prep school.

In 1985 he married his wife, Pamela, and the couple had two children, Kelly and Blake.

Mr. Fedderson worked in software sales, and won many awards in his field.

He was a passionate supporter of, and participant in, progressive politics.

His hobbies included tennis and golf, and one of his proudest moments was when he a made a hole in one in July of 2010 at Chehalem Glen Golf Course.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela of Lake Oswego, his daughter Kelly who lives in Corvallis while attending Oregon State University, his son, Blake of Portland, his siblings Monay Clenard, Dana Fedderson and Brian Schmidt of Southern California, his sister Dionne Fedderson Nagafy of Pardise Valley, Ariz., and his brother Mike Minor of New York.

A celebration of his life will be held at the Governor Hotel, 614 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland on Saturday, March 26, at 1 p.m.

Memorial donations are appreciated at the Oregon Humane Society at www.oregonhumane.org.

L. Ross Garner

L. Ross Garner of Lake Oswego died March 18, 2011 of heart failure due to advanced age. He was 96.

He was born on March 28, 1914 in Norristown, Pa. to Dr. Albert Rowland and Margaret Jane Ross Garner.

He was raised in Norristown and graduated from Norristown High School and Haverford Prep School.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Haverford College in 1936, his legal law broker's degree from University of Pennsylvania, Law School in 1939, his master's degree from the University of Hawaii in 1951 and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1955.

In 1941, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in World War II until 1946. A tank unit commander, he earned two battle stars in the Philippine liberation and three battle stars in the Asiatic Pacific.

He married Ann Magaret Garner on June 13, 1953 at the chapel at the University of Chicago. The couple has lived in Lake Oswego since 1967.

Dr. Garner had a career in academia and was a professor of English literature at Portland State University until he retired in 1981. He was a member of the American Association of University Professors.

An author of two books on Henry Vaughn, Dr. Garner was also a published poet.

An avid tennis player and traveler throughout his life, he also enjoyed playing the violin and the classical guitar.

Dr. Garner served as a vestry member and senior warden at Christ Church Episcopal. He also was deputy to the Episcopal Church National Convention in 1973, a lay eucharistic minister and oblate of the order of St. Benedict.

He is survived by his sons Kalani Desha of San Bruno, Calif. and David Garner of San Francisco; his daughters Noni Garner of San Rafael, Calif. and Margaret Garner Breidenthal of Cincinnati, and three grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Ann Magaret Garner, his sister, Sue Garner Rambo, and his brother, Albert Rowland Garner, III.

A service was held on March 23 at Christ Church Episcopal, 1060 Chandler Ave. in Lake Oswego. The interment followed the service at the same location.

Daniel Warren Meub

Daniel Warren Meub, M.D. died of lung cancer in Dover, N.H. on March 10, 2011. He was 87.

He was born on Feb. 2, 1924 to Olga and Albert Meub in Pasadena, Calif., and he was raised in Pasadena.

Dr. Meub was educated at St. Thomas College in Minnesota and then completed his medical degree in neurosurgery at the University of California, San Francisco.

Shortly after the outbreak of World War II, he enlisted in the Navy. Then, during the Korean War, he served as a captain in the U.S. Army.

After military service, Dr. Meub set up a private neurosurgery practice in Palo Alto, Calif., associated with Stanford Medical Center.

He married Betty May Rinehart in Pasadena, and they had four children.

His enjoyed tennis, the cello, art and literature.

Dr. Meub is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Daniel and Ann Meub of Lake Oswego, son Eric Meub of San Francisco, daughter and son-in-law Kristin and Alan Ferguson of Walnut Creek, Calif., nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty May, and his daughter Karen Meub Brown.

A family gathering in memory of Dr. Meub will be held at the home of Alan and Kristin Ferguson in Walnut Creek, Calif.

His remains have been donated to the University of New England Medical School for research.