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Eva Henriksen MacLean Johnson


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Eva Henriksen MacLean Johnson Obituary
January 1, 1929 - October 20, 2016 Eva Hansine Henriksen MacLean Johnson, born January 1, 1929, in Petaluma, CA, passed away October 20, 2016, in Cupertino, CA with her husband, Roger S. Johnson and her daughters, Elizabeth Brown and Mary Laverty at her side. Eva had been living with cancer and Alzheimer's. She was 87 years old. Eva is survived by her husband, Roger, daughters Elizabeth, Mary, Linnea Johnson, and Kristina Johnson, as well as seven granddaughters, one grandson, and two great granddaughters. Eva graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1951 with a Bachelor of Science degree and went on to attend Yale School of Medicine, graduating in 1955. She did her residency and internship at USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, and then stayed on to teach and practice anesthesiology there for 40 years, retiring in 1994. After retirement she worked with the Los Angeles County Coroner's office for 15 years, leaving in 2009. She was a longtime member of Angelica Lutheran Church. In 1957 she married Daniel MacLean and they were together for 24 years until his death on December 8, 1981. They had two daughters, Elizabeth and Mary. In 2009 she married lifelong friend, Roger S. Johnson. She was well known to her family, friends, and colleagues as a person of great generosity and magnanimity. She will be greatly missed.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Dec. 20 to Dec. 21, 2016
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