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Sally Ride HON’84

After a battle with cancer, Honorary Member (‘84) Sally Ride, 61, died Monday at her home in San Diego. On June 18, 1983, Sally flew into the history books aboard Shuttle Challenger to become the first American woman in space. The Club will post services and condolences information when it becomes available from the family.

In lieu of flowers, EC members may donate to the Sally Ride Pancreatic Cancer Initiative. Make checks out to “UCSD Foundation - Sally Ride Fund 4191” and send to: Pam Werner, UCSD Health Sciences Dev., 9500 Gilman Dr. #0853, La Jolla, CA 92093-0853. For credit card donations, call Ms. Werner at 858-246-1556.

Jim Clash (FR’ 99) was lucky enough to meet and interview her before she passed: Click here to read interview.

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