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Marguerite PikeDecember 20, 2017
Marguerite Pike, 78, of Union, Oregon died Tuesday December 20, 2017 at her home in Union with her sister by her side. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 6, 2017~4pm at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Cove, Oregon.
Marguerite was born in Manchester, New Hampshire to parents Victor and Hope Pike on March 22, 1939. During her youth, she was educated in New York, Indiana and Wisconsin. She loved photography, especially when it came to taking pictures of wildlife. Marguerite also had an interest in the medical field which she pursued with great zest.
She attained her RN in Hinsdale, Illinois and her received Masters in Medical Surgical Nursing from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland.
Marguerite went on to achieve a Doctorate in Medical Science from Loma Linda University in California.
She then worked as a teacher in Maryland, Michigan, Illinois and Oregon.
In 1988 she went to Frontier School of Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky for her Family Nurse Practitioner Degree. Working with people in the hills of Kentucky was considered a great highlight of her life.
As an educator she presented papers at nursing societies in both the USA and Australia.
In 1994, she founded the Family Heath Clinic in Union, Oregon. She was dedicated, loyal, had a strong work ethic, and was truly compassionate.
She leaves behind a sister in Spokane WA, a sister in Gresham OR, a Brother in Woodland, WA and her faithful companion dog Eli whom never left her side.
For those who would like to make a donation in memory of Marguerite the family suggests Heart and Home Hospice through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834. Online condolences may be shared at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com