College mourns the loss of Alexis Walker

Alexis WalkerFriend, colleague and CPHHS family member Alexis Walker died Sunday, July 8, 2012 at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital in Portland. Alexis served as co-director of the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences and as the Jo Anne Leonard Petersen Chair in Gerontology and Family Studies.

She recently received a national mentoring award for her thoughtful and effective guidance of generations of students, and you can read more about Alexis and her many contributions at LIFE@OSU.

Memorial donations may be directed to the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library in care of McHenry Funeral Home, 206 N.W. Fifth St., Corvallis, OR 97330 or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.