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Mary Elizabeth DeCanter

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Mary was born on June 24, 1924 and passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019.

Mary was a resident of Oregon at the time of passing.

that time, Mary never stopped reaching for the skies.For a time, she thought that being a stewardess would give her that opportunity, but in 1943 one could not become a stewardess without first becoming a nurse.Not to be deterred, Mary hopped on a train after graduating from high school at 17, and traveled to Chicago to enter nurses training at Michael Reese Hospital.