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Lydia Kamaka'eha Wright
Former Official Departmental Dog of the
Oregon State University Department of Geosciences

~June 19, 1995 to December 9, 2009

Adopted at age 8 weeks from Lincoln County Animal Shelter, Newport (Oregon Coast)
Given to me by a friend at age 4 months
"...best dog on the planet!" -- Kate Lajtha

The Lydia Tribute Video

OSU Media Manager Hi-Rez Version

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Geography and Water Resources Students Supported by version 1 of "The Lydia Fund"
for Conference & Workshop Travel

The Lydia Fund (version 2, aka The Lydia Departmental Dog Memorial Fund)
is now a fully endowed fund for conference and workshop travel of graduate students in
the Geography, Marine Resource Management, and Water Resources degree programs
(OSU Foundation Fund #6220-490560)

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Hear What Else Folks Said About Lydia ...

Lydia was quite a legend because she: