Catherine Reynolds

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  • "Dearest Girl, You did not "go gentle into that good..."
  • "RIP dear sister. Too soon!"
    - Peter Bedell
  • "Thinking about you Rick."
    - Julian Grace
  • "Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. May..."
  • "You will be missed by so many but free from that awful..."
    - Peter Bedell
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Catherine Bedell Reynolds

Catherine Bedell Reynolds, 59, passed away on December 11 from cancer. She was the wife of homebuilder Paul B. "(Rick)" Reynolds Jr and resided in Salisbury, NC.

Mrs. Reynolds, from Bethesda, MD, was educated at The Madeira School and Tulane University. She was appointed to Senior White House Staff by President Ronald Reagan in 1982 and served seven years. She served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs under President George H.W. Bush.

Mrs. Reynolds later served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications and Legislative Affairs for the Governor of New Mexico and also represented the Mescalero Apache Tribe. In 1999, she moved to Denver, CO, to become head of Public Relations for the University of Colorado Hospital and Health Sciences Center.

In addition to her husband Rick, she leaves behind her mother Julie Bedell of Church Hill, MD and was preceded in death by her father, the late Rowland H. S. Bedell, MD, of Bethesda, MD. She also leaves behind her uncle Peter Bedell (Dorothy) of Philadelphia; her three brothers William (Teresa) of Olney, and their four sons, Derek, William, Russell and Doug; Rowland Jr. "(Rob)" (Jennifer) of Church Hill and their children Allison and Michael; and Peter Alexander (Laura) and their daughter Brooke.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM Saturday (Jan. 6, 2018) at Summersett Funeral Home in Salisbury, NC. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 11 AM in the Summersett Memorial Chapel. Following the service friends are invited to the Forest Glen Community Clubhouse for a reception.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Reynolds family. Online condolences may be made at

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Summersett Funeral Home, Inc. & Cremation Center - Salisbury
1315 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 633-2111
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 19, 2017
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