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BARBARA JANE WALKER Barbara Jane Walker died May 2, 2012 at Path of Life ALF after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. She was born in the Bronx, NY and at the age of two moved to Scarsdale, NY where she graduated from local schools before earning a BA in Art Education from University of New York at Buffalo. After she taught one year in upstate New York she visited her parents, who had moved to St. Petersburg, FL and never returned to New York. She earned her master degree from Columbia University in New York City. After their marriage they moved to West Palm Beach where she was active in the Junior Women's Club, Home Builders and Contractors Association. She was a member of Mayacoo Golf and Country Club for over 20 years. Travel was her zest in life and with her husband they visited much of the world. She was predeceased by her parents, George and Adelaide Bischoff; sister, Grace West and nephew, Kurt West. She is survived by her husband, Donald C. Walker; nephew, Gary West and his wife, Jill. The family wishes to thank the excellent people at the Path of Life ALF and Hospice of the Palm Beaches for their wonderful care and concern. A private service was held followed by cremation. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hospice of the Palm Beaches. To express condolences and/or make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.com/obituaries
Published in The Palm Beach Post from July 8 to July 15, 2012
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