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Virginia Bulkley Whitehill July 9, 1928 - September 15, 2018. White Gloved Feminist Activist. Born in New Rochelle, NY to Myrtle Bales Bulkley and Harold Frush Bulkley. Raised in Pelham Manor, New York - graduated from Mount Holyoke. Married James F. Whitehill, and moved to Dallas. Texas. There she had an active life volunteering and working for reproductive freedom and women's rights. Survivors include - two treasured daughters and their families, Patty Whitehill, her husband, Jeff Abbey and cherished granddaughter, Jillian Whitehill Abbey; Margaret, her husband, Mike Whitehill-Boynton and his large extended family; dear sister-in-law, Eliane F. Bulkley and her son, Robert. Preceded to the next - wonderful parents and mother-in-law; loving, intelligent, progressive and supportive husband, James F. Whitehill; brother, Jonathon Bulkley and nephew, Peter Bulkley. Also cherished "Auntie Mame" Josephine Knox Haase and her brothers, John and Wilbert Knox. Please see article and full obituary in the Dallas Morning News.

Published in The New York Times on Sept. 23, 2018