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Frances Jean Perry


1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Frances Jean Perry Obituary
Jean Perry died of natural causes on April 22, 2014, in Santa Rosa, California. She was born in Olympia, WA, on July 31, 1924. She attended high school in Washington, DC, and college at Northwestern University. She attained a master's degree in Biology and did biological research in various laboratories. Jean was part of the team that developed the original PAP smear and birth control pill.
In 1948 she married Mode Ross Perry, with whom she lived in La Jolla, CA, for 57 years. They had five children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Jean was a longtime supporter of the San Diego Symphony, Opera and Zoo, and was active in the local PTA, Dental Auxiliary and Mission Bay Yacht Club. She was involved in the Gamma Phi Beta sorority throughout her adult life and had many friends. She will be missed.
Published in La Jolla Light on June 12, 2014
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