Prof. Barbara Mary Roos's Obituary - Grand Haven, MI, USA | Ever Loved

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Barbara Mary Roos passed away peacefully on April 6th 2021, surrounded by loved ones. We want to thank everyone who has offered their love, prayers and support during this time. We've been overwhelmed by your kindness and generosity. The people from hospice and Barbara’s caregiver, Jess, went especially above and beyond.
Barbara was a civil rights activist in the 1960’s and did a film narrated by John Lewis. She also did a movie with Robert Frost and knew Stokely Carmichael. Probably a dozen other great luminaries of words and justice. No one will ever know how many as name dropping was far beneath her. What was most important to her was her work, whether it was as an anthropologist, a professor, a ballerina, working in the Civil Rights movement, or tracking and rehabilitating birds of prey, she dedicated herself to whatever worthy project with a full heart and a brilliant mind. She definitely left her mark, so please join us to celebrate her meaningful life and accomplishments.

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I was fortunate to be hired by Barbara, at the alternative school William James College back in 1979. And then, to work…
I'm a little late here but I just came across this article and it reminded me. I was saddened to here this news several…
Warm thoughts are with Barb's loved ones. I am a graduate of William James College (WJC) and knew Barb there. She mad…
As a farm girl I always loved seeing Barbara in Homeroom first thing in the school day. She was so welcoming and open …

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