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Obituary, Rebecca L Rawlinson, 62


Rebecca L Rawlinson

Rebecca L Rawlinson, 62 passed away May 4, 2017 at Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage.

She was born June 19, 1954 in Seattle, Washington. She attended Houghtallng Elementary School in Ketchikan; Kamehameha Preparatory School in Honolulu, Juneau Grade School in Juneau, and Petersburg Grade School and High School.  She earned her degree in Anthropology from the University of California-San Diego.

Becky was employed at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.  performing identification of Alaskan Native Artifacts.  She also was employed as a Cultural Instructor with Holland America Cruise Lines and was a Commissioner in the Department of Administration with the City of Juneau.

She was a member of the Baha'i and the Methodist faiths.

She enjoyed native artwork including Tlingit blanket making; spending time with elders and family; world travel, and being a pilot.

Services were held May 9 at Alaska Cook Inlet Funeral Services, Anchorage. After the services, she was transported to South Carolina for burial at Pineview Memorial Gardens in North Augusta, Georgia with family there.


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