Terry Lee Wells, a True Nevadan
It is fitting that the first legacy entry on the Nevada Women’s History Project Legacy page be that of Terry Lee Wells.
People passing by on South Center Street in Reno, can see the sign on the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum. They might bring their kids for a visit or drop in themselves to view a science exhibit.
Most of them probably don’t know who Terry Lee Wells was or why her name is attached to the Discovery Museum…
Full Name: Catharine Downer Sanders Maiden Name: Downer Birth Date: 08/06/1935 Birth Place: Reno,, Nevada Date of Death: 11/18/2019 Place of Death: Reno, NV Kay (Catharine) Downer Sanders – Longtime friend of the Nevada Women’s History Project Catharine Downer Sanders was born, Catharine Roberta Downer, on August 6, 1935 at St. Mary’s to Alice Gottschalk
Maiden Name: Elizabeth BealeBirth Date: 11/16/1921Date of Death: 08/06/2019 With her sharp wit and gracious style, Elizabeth taught her children and grandchildren to not suffer fools gladly, to seek truth, and to help those in need. Elizabeth Beale Clancy, 97, of Camden, Maine, died peacefully, and with inherent grace, Aug. 16, 2019 with her daughter
Maiden Name: Elizabeth WalkosBirth Date: 12/13/1936Birth Place: “The Patch”, PennsylvaniaDate of Death: 02/14/2017 “Nell” was born in “the Patch”, a small mining community in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. She was one of six children born to miner Edward Walkos and his wife Elizabeth. She would decide at an early age that she didn’t want to be