REBECCA J. HENDERSON Rebecca J. Henderson, 70, passed away on March 4, 2014 from complications of Myelofibrosis, a rare blood cancer. She was born August 29, 1943 in Paullina, Iowa, to Arthur and Sada Henderson. She grew up in Iowa, graduating from Iowa State University in 1968. She worked as a Landscape Architect and a Bookbinder in Iowa until she moved to Albuquerque in 1985. There she worked as a temp at UNM, mostly in the Hospital's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She moved to Santa Fe in 1990 and worked for the Museum of New Mexico Foundation, tutored with the Loretto Tutor Team and did data entry for Coletta Reid Associates. She was an active lifetime Quaker and beloved mentor in the wider Quaker community. She is survived by wife Pelican Lee, sister Matilda Hansen of Laramie WY, nephews, Eric Michener (Kay) of Fairfield IA, and Douglas Michener (Jill) of Breckenridge CO, two great-nephews and a wide circle of friends. A Quaker Memorial Service will be held March 29 at 2 pm at the Unitarian Church of Santa Fe.
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Mar. 28, 2014