Karen Louise Jaggar
Sept. 30, 1960 - Nov. 20, 2019
Karen Louise Jaggar was born in Portland, Sept. 30, 1960. She attended Ainsworth Grade School and Lincoln High School.
In 1983 Karen graduated from Pacific University with a BS in Science, Physical Therapy and was honored with the President's Award of Highest Academic Achievement. Karen worked as a Physical Therapist in the Bay area while earning her MBA from the University of San Francisco in 1988 and a Master's Degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development in 1996. Karen enjoyed a fulfilling career in Dallas, Texas and the California Bay area.
As her health declined due to the cumulative effects of Addison's Disease, Karen returned to Portland and found her outreach by connecting on-line forums for the United Ostomy Association of America and Colon Town.
Karen was preceded in death by her father, Samuel Jaggar. She is survived by her brother, Charles Jaggar; her mother, Nancy S. Black; and her stepfather, Harvey N. Black, Jr.
Services will be private for the family.
Karen loved her dogs! Memorials to honor Karen may be made to Dove Lewis Emergency Veterinary Hospital, 1945 N.W. Pettygrove Street, Portland, OR 97209, or The OSHU Center for Ethics in Health Care, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, or a charity of your choice
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