Fydella Hutton died Nov. 7, 2011, at the age of 80. She earned her teaching degree from Pacific University and later earned a master’s degree in education after taking courses at Eastern Washington and Central Washington universities. She gave back to Pacific by serving on the Alumni Association. She is preceded in death by her son, Bill Hutton, and her daughter, Donna Masny. She is survived by her children, Dan Hutton, Janet Ellenson, Susan Hustad and Jerree Hart; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and her former husband and friend, Paul Hutton.