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JEANNE E. WISE


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JEANNE E. WISE Obituary
WISE, Jeanne E. Died May 31 at Youville House at age 95. She was born in Michigan, where she completed training as an RN. She and husband Gilbert Wise moved from coast to coast; in each community Jeanne volunteered for causes ranging from civil rights to mental health to int'l student exchange. After retirement they returned to MI where they nurtured gardens, horses, and the local arts council; and then to Tucson. Jeanne spent her final decade in Cambridge enjoying family, painting watercolors and supporting Central Square Theater. She is survived by daughter Debra (Cambridge); son Michael (Great Barrington); and son David (Chicago); 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 7 nieces and nephews, including Marcia Hams (Cambridge). Services are being planned. Contributions in her memory to either the Southern Poverty Law Center (splcenter.org) or Central Square Theater (centralsquaretheater.org).
Published in The Boston Globe on June 2, 2016
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