Judith "Judy" Wales

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May 30, 1948 ~ June 10, 2017

Born Judith Ann Ogle in Vancouver, Washington to Margaret and Hal Ogle. She passed away June 10 in her home in Santa Cruz, California.

Judy grew up in Vancouver, attending Minnehaha, Harney, McLoughlin, and Hudson's Bay. She moved with her family in 1964, graduating from Soquel High School in 1966. She attended Cabrillo College and spent the next thirty years as a registered nurse, specializing in pediatrics. She was married to Art Dover from 1980 to 1998, and they had two children, Lily and Aaron.

Judy married Jim Wales in 2006. Jim cared for her during extended medical issues, and Judy maintained a positive attitude to the end. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends.

Judith is survived by her husband, Jim; mother, Margaret; brother, Terry (Anne); son, Aaron; daughter, Lily (Chris); stepchildren, Spencer, Elisa (Gus), and Alli; grandson, Noah; and nephew, John.

There will be a celebration of her life in the Santa Cruz area on July 30.

Please sign Judith's Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits.
Published in The Columbian on July 16, 2017