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Rosemary Jones "Allie" Dewey


1957 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Rosemary Jones "Allie" Dewey Obituary
August 22, 1957 - December 19, 2017 Allie Jones Dewey, 60, passed away at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Allie was born on August 22, 1957, in Pasadena, CA. After attending the Colorado Springs School, she earned a B.A. in Anthropology and Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and then an M.S. in Anthropology at CU, Colorado Springs. Allie's first career included Associate Zookeeper at the Baltimore Zoo, Teacher of Primate Behavior at Colorado College, and Manager and Enrichment Specialist of the Primate Research Facility at the UC Health Sciences Center for Comparative Medicine. In 2009, Allie shifted her focus by earning a BSN at Metro State College of Denver resulting in an RN position in the Medical/Surgical Unit at Denver Health Medical Center. Four years later she served as Case Manager with the Nurse Family Partnership Home Visitor Program also based at Denver Health. Her passions included zoology, wildlife conservation, and compassionate patient care. Outdoor recreation, spending time with family and friends, and a good laugh were also among her loves. Allie is survived by her husband Brian Dewey, her children Graham and Sabra, and her siblings Laura Jones Tomlinson and Ned Jones. Memorial donations may be made to: Jane Goodall Institute, Catalina Island Conservancy, Camp Chief Ouray, Granby, CO, and Crested Butte Land Trust.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Jan. 3 to Jan. 7, 2018
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