Nancy McSherry died on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, in Medford, Ore. She was born on February 27, 1926, in Manhattan, N.Y.

Nancy married Tom McSherry in 1954. The couple lived in London, England for a year during Tom's Rhodes Scholarship. They then moved to Napa, Calif., where Tom taught Fine Art in college and Nancy began her bookkeeping business.

Nancy moved to Ashland, Ore., where she served many years as a Pink Lady at Ashland Community Hospital, where she held the office of treasurer, worked in the Short Stay Department and a scheduler for the gift shop.

She adored her dogs, enjoyed traveling and many hours of playing cards with her friends. Nancy will long be known for her sense of fun, her dry wit and her elegance.

A memorial will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., at Christian Church of Ashland Fellowship Hall, The corner of Second and B Street. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Access.