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Joan "Pinky" B. Glass

Captain Joan B. Glass, NC, USN, retired, known affectionately as "Pinky" to friends and family, passed away peacefully at home at the age of 84 on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024. While her blue van and pink wheelchair were familiar sights in local drive-thrus and parking lots, her vim, generosity, kindness and peppery wisdom have left a dearer and far-reaching legacy not soon to be forgotten.

Pinky, born July 18, 1939, to John and Bonny Bagott, grew up in Palouse and attended college at Washington State University for two years before transferring to Stanford in 1959. Earning a degree in nursing from...


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