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Obituary: Rita A. Catapano '70

Rita A. Catapano, age 64, born on Feb. 21, 1947, died on April 15, 2011 in Portland, OR, of ovarian cancer. A photographer, of ovarian cancer. A photographer of natural beauty, she saw the world and her friends with the quiet, wise eyes of the Buddha. She was a deep still pool in a wild river. She was born to Josephine (Lavagnilio) and Armand Catapano of Elkhart, Ind., Rita graduated from Antioch College (Ohio) and Portland State University. She is survived by her siblings, Joan, Dominick and Susan Catapano; and nephews, Ian and Nicholas. Arrangments by Crown Memorial Center-Portland.