Nancy Ruth Michelson

Date of Birth

October 2, 1924

Date of Death

October 3, 2018

On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018, Nancy Ruth Michelson passed away at age 94. Nancy was born on October 2nd, 1924 in Red Bank, NJ.

A lifelong Quaker pacifist, a civil rights activist and Planned Parenthood volunteer, Nancy was committed to making the world a better place. She enjoyed teaching elementary school art, and taught Origami at the Museum of Natural History in New York City. She loved people, and when someone caught the gaze of her smiling blue eyes, their day would be infused with joy.

She will be missed by her daughters Sally and Amy, son-in-law Joe, and grandsons Sam and Jake.

Donations may be sent to Serenity House at or Planned Parenthood at


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