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Dr. Charles H. Read, Jr.

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My late husband Bill and I were friends of Charles from the Unitarian Universalist Society, and we were also neighbors, for a number of years, of his daughter Connie Hippee and her husband and their three daughters. We enjoyed Charles so much and one of his photographs hangs above the piano in my dining room. I have enjoyed reading his books about his early naval experiences, and I will miss his enthusiasm and hid warm and affable personality.
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Posted by: Caryl Lyons - North Liberty, IA - Friend   Feb 23, 2016

We were Unitarian Universalist friends of Charles. We moved to Iowa City in 1993 and met him soon after. Our son Niall was 10 and had had diabetes since he was 23 months old. It was a joy to our family to meet and know Dr. Reed who had developed the Constant Carbohydrate Diet that we had lived by since Niall's diagnosis. Niall and Charles got to know each other on a UU mushroom hunting event. We will miss him.


Posted by: Theresa Ullerich - Iowa City, IA - Acquaintance   Feb 23, 2016

I learned today of the passing of my friend and fellow photographer, Dr. Charles Read. He created a portfolio of photographs over a period of many years, and we worked together to turn the images into prints and large canvases that hang in galleries, offices, and public buildings. I enjoyed our times together and our shared experiences. I will miss him.


Posted by: Richard Sjolund - Solon, IA - Friend   Feb 23, 2016