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Delores M. Giles March 1, 1931 - May 23, 2012 Delores passed away peacefully, surrounded by her daughter, son-in-law and close friends. She was born in North Dakota to Lena and Fred Sine, and grew up with in Stryker, Ohio. After graduating from St. Vincent Nursing School, Delores drove across country with a friend in 1959 to visit San Francisco, and never left. She spent over thirty years at UCSF in various departments, retiring in 1993 as the Employee Health Nurse Practitioner. Delores enjoyed her retirement traveling, gardening, friends and music. Her greatest joy was her granddaughter, Collette, born in 2007. Delores is survived by her daughter, Michele Giles, son-in-law, Jeff Ward, and granddaughter of Alameda, as well as her brother, Fred Sine, of Bryan, Ohio. A memorial celebration will be held June 29, 2012 at 11:30am, Stern Grove's Trachadero House. Delores was a strong supporter of many charitable organizations. Please consider a donation to St. Anthony's Foundation, SPCA, or the .
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on June 10, 2012
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