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Patricia Sevringhaus Melgard ’47

Patricia, an early childhood educator who co-founded an interracial preschool in 1968, died March 16, 2020. 

Pat finished her bachelor’s at the University of Wisconsin then received her master’s from the Bank Street College of Education. A member of a “Life Review” writing group for 20 years and proponent of older women’s rights, Pat was proudest of co-founding Seattle’s Central Branch Preschool to address racism and the rise of separatism.

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