Dr. Mary Elizabeth Weare, 65, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at her home in Bartlesville.
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Services for Dr. Weare will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 210 East 9th Street, Bartlesville. Cremation arrangements were under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Green Country Free Clinic, 500 S.E. Frank Phillips Blvd., Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 74003 or Price Tower Arts Center, 510 S.E. Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 74003 or to the
Dr. Weare was born in Portland, Oregon on May 3, 1948 the daughter of and Dr. John Henry and Emma (Tuchenhagen) Weare. She grew up and received her early education in Burns, Oregon. She was a graduate of Lewis and Clark University, Portland, Oregon where she received her degree in Chemistry. Dr.Weare attended medical school at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland and took her residency training in Psychiatry at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.
She was married to John Curtiss West on May 15, 1976 in Burns, Oregon. They made their home in Kansas City until coming to Bartlesville in 1981. Dr. Weare began employment with Grand Lake Mental Health Center and established her private practice in Bartlesville in 1982 which she maintained until her death. Dr. Weare was Medical Director of the Behavior Health Unit at Jane Phillips Medical Center for 25 years.
Dr. Weare is survived by her husband, John Curtiss West of Bartlesville, two sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Graham of Portland, Oregon and Mrs. Elinor Bethke and husband John of Alamosa, Colorado, three nieces, Dr. Barbara Graham, Dr. Katherine Graham and Sarah Bethke. She was preceded in death by her parents.
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Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Jan. 19 to Feb. 18, 2014