|Birth: ||Nov. 8, 1914|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 2010|
AYERS, Dorothy M.
Passed away at home June 26, 2010. She was born November 8, 1914 in Wilmar, MN and moved to Spokane as a child. Dorothy graduated from Rogers High School, class of 1932. She received her bachelor's degree from the Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in 1937 and Cook County (Illinois) School of Nursing's post graduate surgical training in 1941. Dorothy married Norman Ayers January 31, 1942. She worked for many years at Deaconess Hospital as head surgical nurse on the open-heart team, working on the first open-heart surgery performed at Deaconess.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years and her two brothers RD and Ward McDonald. She is survived by her sister June Nilson; children Peg (Craig) Riley, Jim Ayers and Carol Ayers; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Dorothy requested there be no formal funeral services, but the family will host a memorial at the family home on July 10th. For more information please contact (509) 487-3231. Donations in Dorothy's name to Hospice of Spokane are requested In lieu of flowers.
Norman Sheldon Ayers (1897 - 2000)
Created by: Jim Lee
Record added: Oct 05, 2010
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