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Nancy Green first president passes away

 GREEN Nancy Green, age 73, of Upper Arlington, died on November 19, 2011 at her home. She was a 1955 honors gradate of Paschal High School in Fort Worth, Texas. She did her undergraduate work at Duke University where she majored in English, minored in Education and Public Speaking, and graduated in 1959 with her B.A. degree. While at Duke, she was a member and three-time officer of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, a Freshman Advisory Counselor, and a member of many campus organizations. She did post-graduate and graduate studies in English at The Ohio State University. She taught high school English and public speaking at Lee H. Edwards High School in Asheville, NC and at Upper Arlington High School in Columbus, OH. She then worked as Director and teacher of Supplementary and Special Education, weekend Building Manager, a Camp-In Life Science area leader and workshop developer, and teacher at The Center of Science and Industry. As a teacher, she was an active member of local, state and national professional educational associations. After leaving teaching, she studied accounting and business administration at Franklin University and worked as a bookkeeper at Classic Cares Volkswagon/Mazda for some years before leaving to spend several years as full-time caregiver for her dying parents. She founded and was the first president of the Columbus Bonsai Society. She was preceded in death by her parents Eugene W. Green, M.D. and Frances Monteith Green, R.N. and brother Eugene W. Green, M.D. She is survived by her sister, Louise Green Patikas, M.D. A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to theAmerican Cancer Society , 1198 Kenny Centre Mall, Columbus, OH 43220. Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Road, Columbus, Ohio. Please visit to send condolences and share memories.


Fri, 12/02/2011