Pamela Joan MacKintosh
1959 - 2019
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November 24, 1959 ˜ December 22, 2019

Pamela MacKintosh, 60, was born in Vancouver, Washington, to Kenneth and Beverly Boydstun. She enjoyed reading, spending time with friends attending cultural events, going out to dinner, and time with her family.
She graduated from Fort Vancouver High School as Valedictorian in 1978. She attended the University of Washington and received her BA in Business Administration in 1982 and a Masters of Librarianship in 1984. From 1984-1991 she was Corporate Librarian at Crum and Forster Commercial Insurance and AT&T and from 1991-2019 Librarian at University of Michigan. In 1999-2000 she was President of Michigan Special Libraries Association. In October of 2019 she received the University Librarian Achievement Award acknowledging exceptional distinction reflected in active and sustained professional achievements over one’s career at the university from the University of Michigan Faculty Governance.
Pamela is survived by her father, Kenneth; sister, Launa (Russ) Schriock; nieces, Nicole and Amanda Schriock; aunts, an uncle, numerous cousins and many special close friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Beverly Boydstun.
There will be a Celebration of Life service on Friday, January 3, 2020, 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 1101 NE 112th Avenue, Vancouver, Washington 98684.
Our thanks to the Ray Hickey Hospice House staff for the loving care they gave Pam in her last months.
Pam was a mentor to many undergraduate library students over the years and she set up a fund to help continue her efforts. Donations can be made to the Pamela J. MacKintosh Undergraduate Student Support Fund at the University of Michigan Library (Regents of The University of Michigan, 503 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109).
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 29, 2019.
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January 6, 2020
Pam was a member of the Special Libraries Association and once was the president of its Michigan Chapter. We will miss her cheerful presence and friendship. On behalf of all of us at SLA, please accept our condolences to her family and friends.
Danguole Kviklys
January 4, 2020
I am so sorry for the loss of such a great cousin. Pam was one special person, very giving and loving. She will be missed by many family members and friends. I loved her dry sense of humor, she could really make me laugh. I am glad to have such fond memories of my cousin. All my love to Uncle Ken, Launa, Russ, Nichole and Amanda.
Cheryl Riley
January 2, 2020
Holly Kiener
January 2, 2020
It was an honor and a privilege to work with Pam, and like all her colleagues at the Library, I have been missing her this year and will continue to do so for years to come.
Janet Livingston
January 2, 2020
Doreen Bradley
January 1, 2020
Russ, Launa, Ken and family,
Cherish your memories of your special Pam. I know she will be missed by each of you. Please find comfort in knowing that you are each in my thoughts and prayers.

With respect,
Karla Schlosser
Karla Schlosser
December 29, 2019
Launa and Russ, so sorry to hear of Pam's passing. She put up a long, courageous struggle with cancer but God needed another Angel. The saving grace is she's with your mom now watching over the family. Take care of yourselves and stay strong for your dad.
Joan and John Ottosen
December 29, 2019
Ken, Launa, Russ, Nicole & Amanda, I am so sorry for your loss of Pam, What a wonderful daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, & niece, also friend she was. I was so honored to be able to visit with her most afternoons, somedays she slept. We had so many good visits and I will miss her so badly, but she no longer has to suffer. God Bless you ALL. Love Dee Dee - Auntie Dee Dee
Florence Shipman
December 29, 2019
So sorry for your loss,
Diane Gatter
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