Jean passed away January 7, 2014, after a short illness. She was born to missionary parents in Shanghai, China.|
Jean lived in Lodi, California, until her retirement to La Jolla in the late 80s.
She was an artist and accomplished sculptress.
She is survived by daughter, Jan Irwin; son, John Newbold; brother, Donald Ackley; and two grandchildren.
Jean will be laid to rest at a private graveside ceremony in Northern California.
Published in La Jolla Light on Jan. 31, 2014