TROY - Lisa Broberg Quintana, self-described as, "Planted in Michigan, divided to Connecticut and transplanted to Ohio; Stage IV breast cancer survivor for 20 years, 1st occurrence at age 34; rabid quilter and gardener, lover of beauty," died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.
After receiving her master's degree from the College of William and Mary, she worked in several eastern states as a museum curator and was an outstanding historian.
Born in Battle Creek, Mich. on Feb. 15, 1960, she is survived by her husband, Carlos; daughter, Margaret (Meg) of Troy; parents, John and Dolores Broberg; brother, David (Barbara) Broberg of Cut Bank, Mont.; sister, Mary (Dennis) Carlson of Olympia, Wash.; nieces, Katherine Carlson, PhD., of Cleveland, Tenn.; Elizabeth (Andrew) Cole, of Deer Lodge, Mont.; nephew, Gabriel (Christine) Broberg, of Temperance, Mich., along with many other extended family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with opportunity to greet the family at 10 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church, Troy, with the Rev. Dr. Richard Culp, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 www.dana-farber.org, and Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, 251 E. Huron St., Galter Pavilion, Ste 3-200, Chicago, IL 60611 www.lynnsage.org.
Friends may also express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Oct. 9, 2013