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Cantwell resident Rachel Sperry, 91, passed away on June 3, 2007, at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.
Rachel was born Aug. 16, 1915, in Astoria, Ore.
Rachel graduated from the University of California Berkley School of Nursing and served as a missionary nurse on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico. She came to Alaska in 1960 as a public health nurse and served in a number of Eskimo villages in northwestern Alaska.
For more than 40 years she lived in Cantwell
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