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08 January 2007

Passing of leading social scientist, Gaylene Becker, PhD

Gay Becker’s closest colleagues are deeply saddened to report that Gay passed away on January 7, 2007, in Bangkok, following 8 weeks of illness.  She and her husband, Roger, were traveling in India when she became ill.  We will always remember her compassion, vision, strength of character, diplomacy and generosity of spirit.   

The Institute for Health & Aging, The Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine & the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at UC San Francisco

Invite you to join us for a Memorial Celebration of our Dear Friend and Colleague

March 2, 2007
4:00-5:30 PM

Reception Following

Lange Room, 5th Floor
Parnassus Campus Library
530 Parnassus Avenue

Please RSVP by February 23 to Marie Christine Yue at or, 415-476-5832


Research Anthropologist and Professor in Residence at the Institute for Health & Aging and the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Adjunct Professor of Medical Anthropology, School of Medicine.

Related Link:

Institute for Health and Aging



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