Warren Francis Riner

Riner— Warren Francis Riner, 96, on September 16, 2017, in Claremont, Calif. Warren was born on April 3, 1921, on a farm near Clearwater, Kans. Oldest of eight children, he worked on the farm before earning master’s and doctorate degrees in education. While attending Friends University in Wichita, Kans., he became friends with writer Cecil Hinshaw, who was a professor there. He fought fires as a conscientious objector during the Second World War. After the war, he worked with American Friends Service Committee in Norway, helping to rebuild houses and farms destroyed by the🔒

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