|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1952|
Born in Galion, OH 8/15/1952 to John C. Mahaffey (11/23/1915-5/26/1979) and Thelma Ray Mahaffey (6/6/1927- .
Very proud mother of Edward Daniel Simpson (7/14/1989-), born in Grand Rapids, MI and of three rescue cocker spaniels, Rocket, Charley and Darby Crash, as well as Bodey, a rescue mystery hound of Australian shepherd persuasion.
Sister of Kathleen Mahaffey Cardinal, sister-in-law of Dr. Donald Cardinal, proud aunt of Megan Marie Cardinal and Nicholas Alexander Cardinal.
Alternative high school teacher of English and social studies in Michigan from 1988-1994.
Instructor of writing at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, 1990-2000 and instructor of writing and women's studies at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH from 2001- .
BA in English from California State University Fullerton, 1979; M.Ed in secondary education from Nazareth College of Kalamazoo, MI, 1988; PhD in Rhetoric and Writing from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 2004.
Addicted to reading mysteries (and really anything), loved world music, dancing and sacred harp. Devoted Anglican, teacher, guitar player, singer, and author.
Social justice advocate for the LGBT community, for women and children, and for those in need around the world. Supporter of Kiva.org and the Cocoon Shelter, a shelter in Bowling Green, OH for women and children escaping domestic violence, and Detroit Dog Rescue. In lieu of flowers, a donation to anyy of these charities would be gratefully accepted.
"But let justice roll down like waters And righteousness like an ever-flowing stream."
John C Mahaffey (1915 - 1979)
Rocket Pretzel Mahaffey-Simpson (1993 - 2007)*
Charley Mahaffey Simpson (2003 - 2012)*
Oak Grove Cemetery
Plot: Section EE, Lot 30A
Created by: Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
Record added: Sep 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97467944