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Joyce Valborg Zerwekh, of Portland, OR, passed away on December 20, 2021 after a sudden battle with cholangiocarcinoma.

Joyce was born January 8, 1945 in Oak Park, IL. She was adopted by loving parents, Ruth and William McCanless. Growing up in northwest Chicago, she and her mother would explore the city via the “L”, instilling a sense of adventure she would exhibit throughout her life. In her teen years, the family moved to a new …

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Christian Place of Worship

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Multnomah Friends Meeting




January 8th, 1945

Passed away

December 20th, 2021
Portland, OR

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Holladay Park Plaza
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