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Jerri died at home on December 13, 2012, after a 15-month battle with peritoneal cancer. Founder of Partners for Peace, an innovative program focused on Middle East peace and understanding, Bird was also the beloved wife for 64 years of Eugene Bird. Survivors include her husband of Washington, DC; her daughter, Christina and Rodrigo Macaya of Camas, Washington; her son, Kai Bird and Susan Goldmark of Lima, Peru; her daughter, Nancy Bird and Karl Becker of Cordova, Alaska; her daughter, Shelly Bird and Jonathan Ely of Alexandria, Virginia. Also surviving is her sister and six grandchildren who brought her some of her greatest joys. Memorial Service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church. Online guest book available at: For full obituary, see:

Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 23, 2012