Pamela Gail (Hunt) Curnutt

November 1, 1943 – May 7, 2023 - Pamela Gail (Hunt) Curnutt was born an only child in Portland, Oregon on November 1, 1943, to Donald Eugene and Verna Marie Hunt. She was raised on a dairy farm in Nehalem, Oregon next door to her cousin Janie Lommen-Hagwell, whom she cherished and who was also an only child. She passed away with her husband by her side on May 7, 2023.

She was a graduate of OSU and PSU, earning a Master’s in counseling. She taught home economics at Scappoose High School, and in Tillamook. She was an AAUW member and taught WIC classes. She helped run her husband’s optometry clinic in Saint Helens. She was active in 4H and taught cooking classes and judged county and state fairs. She was awarded Saint Helens Businesswoman of the year and co-created a catering company called Fresh and Fabulous with Leslie Ramsdell. Her life was vibrant and bursting with true friendships, travel, and service.


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