Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Whitaker Anne Clem

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
COMMON STOCK 11/05/2020 M 4,000 A $57.36 40,522 D
COMMON STOCK 11/05/2020 S 4,000 D $68.35 36,522 D
COMMON STOCK 11/05/2020 S 25,248 D $67.87(1) 11,274 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
NONQUALIFIED STOCK OPTION (RIGHT TO BUY) $57.36 11/05/2020 M 4,000 12/02/2014 12/02/2020 COMMON STOCK 4,000 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average sale price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $67.40 to $68.70, inclusive. Mrs. Whitaker undertakes to provide Cree, Inc., any security holder of Cree, Inc., or the staff of the Securities Exchange Commission, upon request, information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
Bradley D. Kohn as agent for Anne C. Whitaker 11/06/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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I, the person whose signature appears below, hereby appoint
Bradley D. Kohn, Secretary of Cree, Inc. (the "Company"),
Diana S. Allen, Assistant Secretary of the Company and
Tamara Cappelson, Stock Plan Manager of the Company, and
each of them individually, as my attorneys-in-fact with the
power and authority:

- to execute and file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission on my behalf, pursuant to Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder:
(1) Uniform Application for Access Codes to File on EDGAR
On Form ID; (2) Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership
of Securities on Form 3, (3) Statements of Changes in
Beneficial Ownership on Form 4; and (4) Annual Statements
of Changes In Beneficial Ownership on Form 5; and any
amendments thereto, with respect to my service as a director
and/or officer of the Company and my holdings of and trans-
actions in Company securities of which I may be deemed the
beneficial owner;
- to do and perform on my behalf any and all other acts
necessary or desirable to complete, execute and timely file
such Forms ID, 3, 4 and 5 and any amendments thereto with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and, if necessary,
any stock exchange or similar authority, including but not
limited to the power to designate any person then serving as
a director or officer of the Company to be an additional or
substitute attorney-in-fact under this Power of Attorney with
the same power and authority as if such person were named
herein, and to take any other action in connection with the
foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may
be of benefit to, in the best interest of or legally required
by me, it being understood that the documents executed by such
attorney-in-fact on my behalf pursuant to this Power of Attorney
shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions
as the attorney-in-fact may approve in his or her discretion.

The authority granted under this Power of Attorney shall continue
In effect for each attorney-in-fact named above until I am no
longer required to file reports with respect to my holdings of and
transactions in Company securities or unless earlier revoked in a
writing signed by me and delivered to such attorney-in-fact. I
acknowledge that neither the attorneys-in-fact nor the Company is
assuming any of my responsibilities to comply with Section 16(a)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have signed this Power of Attorney on the
Date shown below.

    /s/ Anne C. Whitaker

    Anne C. Whitaker
Typed or Printed Name

Date Signed