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Dr. Laurie Reif

Monday, December 10, 2001

Dr. Laurie Louise Reif, daughter of the late Theron W. Aslin and Dorothy Kimmy Aslin, was born May 5, 1929 in Lynwood, Calif. and died Dec. 3, 2001 in Lubbock, Texas, at the age of 72. She graduated from Glendale High School and received her PHD. in Clinical Psychology from Kinsington University in Santa Babara, Calif. in 1991. She was a licensed Clinical Psychotherapist and owned Wellness Clinic in Carlsbad, N.M. She was the first female standard bass player accepted by Musicians Union in Los Angeles, Calif., was a member of Vintage Quartet, Phi Beta Kappa Psychology Association, Kiwanis Club in Carlsbad, also being the first female accepted for membership. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church, Loving Baptist Church and was an active musician in various churches. She moved to Lubbock from Carlsbad, N.M. in Sept. 2000. On Oct. 10, 1978, she was united in marriage to Kurt W. Reif in Los Angeles, Calif., he survives of the home. Besides her husband, she is survived by her mother, Dorothy Aslin of Carlsbad, N. M.; by three sons, Stephen Klein of Wichita Falls, Texas, Thomas Klein of Roswell, N. M. and Adrian Reif of Los Angeles, Calif.; by five daughters, Elizabeth Thomas of Clovis, N.M., Bella Marie Flores of Covina, Calif., Teresa Guadamuz of Las Vegas, Nev., Stephanie Reif and Jennifer Reif, both of Venice, Calif.; by 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held at White Memorial Chapel in Lubbock, Texas on Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Willard Bone officiating. Cremation services were under the direction of White Funeral Home of Lubbock.