"Joan Thompson Uebele grew up in Illinois and Michigan. She attended Naperville High School before attending university. After college graduation, she served in the operating rooms and classrooms of Edward Hospital, Good Sam, Rush University, Rush Copley, Rush College of Nursing, Waubonsee Community College, and Kenya Methodist University. Joan was known for her many hobbies, including baking pies, riding horses, gardening, writing academic nursing articles, and playing the violin in several different bands. She loved nature and enjoyed hiking and camping. Joan always treated others with kindness and compassion. She passed away from cancer in 2015."
Nominated by Roberta Boecker Priz