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Enyd DuBois - Class Of 1935

Enyd L. DuBois, 97, of Grants Pass, OR, died April 24, 2014, at Royale Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center. 

Ms. DuBois was born March 9, 1917, in Viroqua, WI, to William and Ellen Norris.  She attended Layton School of Fine Art in Milwaukee and took additional classes at the Chicago Art Institute, the University of California-Los Angeles, the University of Southern California and the University of California-Long Beach.

In 1942, she moved to California and worked as a draft person for Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach for 10 years.  She later worked in advertising and interior design in Los Angeles.  In 1946, she married Kenneth DuBois, who preceded her in death.  She moved to Grants Pass in 1973.  She was a member of the Grants Pass Museum of Art, Rogue Gallery in Medford and the Watercolor Society of Oregon.  She also was a contributing member of the Portland Art Museum Rental Gallery for 21 years.  

Her foremost interest was art, particularly watercolor, and she attended watercolor seminars in Ashland every summer.  She had many one-person shows, and her paintings were seen in many Oregon galleries.  She also contributed many of her paintings to worthy causes.  She loved her God, her family, her friends and her country.

Survivors include two children, April Harty and Mari Hofman, and seven grandchildren.

A memorial service was held on May 14, 2014 at First Christian Church, with Wes Winn, pastor, officiating.  Hull & Hull Funeral Directors assisted the family with arrangements.