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Nancy Blanks-Bisson
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1931, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 2010
Leicester
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Nancy started life in humble circumstances, dropping out of high school to get married at the age of 17. Nancy did not see impediments, but opportunities.

During her wonderful life, she provided home and stability to hundreds of foster children and participated in complex international developments. Nancy was the first woman Director of the Peace Corps in Micronesia and Fiji during the 1970's. For seven years, she was the Save the Children Director for the eastern US, based in Asheville, N.C.

Nancy loved life, all children, her grandson Joe, her home, her garden, and her work throughout her life. Nancy had a big heart and loved to help people. And, she loved her four children.

A celebration of Nancy's life will be held on December 4, 2010, at her home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name should be made to Save the Children. 
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Frances Rogers
Record added: Nov 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61473653
 

NANCY WE NEED A LOT MORE PEOPLE LIKE YOU .REST IN PEACE DEAR LADY.
- Barbara Hunnicutt Edwards
 Added: May. 9, 2011

- Helen
 Added: Nov. 12, 2010
Thank you for all you did for children and others who needed help. May you rest in peace.
- Frances Rogers
 Added: Nov. 12, 2010
 
 
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