All in the Family – Memorial for Mary Matsuda Gruenewald
Saturday, October 16, 10 a.m. in the UUC chapel or via live stream
There will be a memorial service on Saturday, October 16, for Mary Matsuda Gruenewald who died on February 11, 2021 at the of 97. Berry farmers on Vashon Island, Mary and her family were sent to an internment camp in 1942. That experience was the substance of her first book, Looking Like the Enemy.
In 1970 as a nurse supervisor for Group Health she founded the Consulting Nurse Program. She was part of a presidential delegation to improve the national health care system.
She is survived by her children, Martha, David and Raymond, her grandchildren, Stephanie and Matthew, and a great-grandchild, Aurora.