Nancy Hudnut, B.S. '68

SoN Alumni Nancy Hudnut passed away on 7/20/13 at the age of 66.

Sept. 23, 1946 July 20, 2013 We celebrate the life of Nancy Hudnut, who died of peritoneal cancer on Saturday, July 20. Nancy, a lifelong resident of Portland, was born Sept. 23, 1946, to Pierre (Pete) and LaVelle Kosterman. Nancy graduated from Cleveland High School in 1964 and the Univ. of Oregon School of Nursing (now OHSU), BS/RN in 1968. Nancy's nursing career spanned 40 years, most of it spent in the operating room at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Nancy commanded a presence wherever she was, work, home and restaurants! She was outspoken, courageous and determined but also kind, compassionate and fair. Nancy empowered those around her; if you were her friend, you had her loyalty and a mentor for life. Nancy is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ed; sons, Peter (Charity), Kyle (Amy); and daughter, Lindsay (Chris) Sandor; and six grandchildren, Liliana and Julia, Andrew, Ethan and Owen, Evelyn. Special thanks to the staff of Legacy Hopewell House for the care they provided both Nancy and her family and friends. An open memorial will be held at the Oregon Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society , or 800-227-2345, in Nancy's name.

Published in The Oregonian on August 11, 2013.