Aleece Runge Obituary
 
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Aleece Runge

December 7, 1949 - January 5, 2013
Obituary

Aleece Runge of Portland, Oregon passed away on January 5, 2013 after an extended illness. Aleece was born on December 7, 1949 in Davenport to Albert and Polly (Wampler) Runge. Aleece attended Mary Washington College, the University of Iowa, the University of Madrid, and graduated from the University of London. After attending Iowa, Aleece relocated to Europe, and she worked as an editor and, later, as a literary agent in London for 14 years as head of her company, Film Link. Aleece later moved to Los Angeles, and then Portland. She worked as a senior technical writer for many years following her move to Portland. In her personal life,...
Aleece Runge of Portland, Oregon passed away on January 5, 2013 after an extended illness. Aleece was born on December 7, 1949 in Davenport to Albert and Polly (Wampler) Runge.

Aleece attended Mary Washington College, the University of Iowa, the University of Madrid, and graduated from the University of London. After attending Iowa, Aleece relocated to Europe, and she worked as an editor and, later, as a literary agent in London for 14 years as head of her company, Film Link. Aleece later moved to Los Angeles, and then Portland. She worked as a senior technical writer for many years following her move to Portland. In her personal life, she loved gardening, and she was a committed supporter of conservation and animal welfare charities.

She is survived by her long-time partner and husband Rollin Shelton of Portland, her father Albert Runge (Sylvia) of Bend, Oregon, her sister Gretchen Biehl (Jeff) of Davenport, her brother John Runge (Mona) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, her niece Victoria Runge, also of Tuscaloosa, and her beloved cats, Zazie and Wally. She was preceded in death by her mother.

At Aleece's request, there will be no services and the rite of cremation has been accorded. Memorials may be made to the American Thoracic Society. On-Line condolences may be shared at TheRungeMortuary.com

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