Alice Casebeer Lough-ridge, 94, Harbor, died June 4, 2002, at a residential care facility following a long illness.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. today (June 8) at the New Life Community Church, 424 Second St., Crescent City. Pastor Larry Read will officiate.
Ms. Loughridge was born Sept. 5, 1907, in Seattle to Homer and Edith Smith Casebeer. She was raised in Puerto Rico and Southern California, and completed an undergraduate degree in nursing.
She worked as a registered nurse while furthering her education. She earned a master's degree from Columbia University and made contributions to the field of nursing, including founding a school of nursing in Mexico City.
Ms. Loughridge traveled the world extensively and lived in many locations during her lifetime. She taught psychology at the university level in Chicago and Tennessee, and lived for years in San Francisco.
She liked to sail her sailboat and was a past member of a yacht club in San Francisco.
She was a member of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Brookings.
Ms. Loughridge is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Kathaleen and Kenneth Manning of Umatilla; niece, Sasha Weaver-Upton and her husband, Earl Upton of Crescent City; two great-nephews, Stephen H. Nash of Sacramento, Calif., and Marcus N. Nash of Vancouver, Wash.; and many friends in Brookings-Harbor.
Arrangements are under the direction of Redwood Memorial Chapel in Brookings.