Rebecca Jocelyn Henderson

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  • "Dear Pelican: I was lucky to know Rebecca through the SS..."
    - Margaret S Trujillo
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REBECCA JOCELYN HENDERSON Rebecca Jocelyn Henderson, 70, passed away on March 4, 2014 from complications of Myelofibrosis. She was born August 29, 1943 in Paullina, Iowa, to Arthur James and Sada Henderson. She grew up in Iowa, graduating from Iowa State University in 1968. She worked as a Landscape Architect in Iowa until she moved to Albuquerque in 1985 where she worked at UNM Hospital's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 1990, when she moved to Santa Fe, she worked for the Museum of New Mexico Foundation; she also served with the Loretto Tutor Team. She was a life-long Quaker and a beloved leader in the wider Quaker community. She is survived by her 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 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe.
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Mar. 21, 2014
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