Memorial Created By
Dave Kuhn

Eva Packard

April 05, 1938 - September 22, 2022

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Eva Packard. Collecting GatheringUs Support stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and sign the guest book. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

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  • Tom Kuhn
    We were so very moved by Eva's memorial service. Especially hearing Eva’s friends Mary and Bev (David as well) speak of her generosity, humanity, thoughtfulness, loving nature, being the family organizer, genius, and her amazing accomplishments...  more
  • Dian Schuler
    a .pdf of Eva's photo book is on Google Drive. The cover photos and the rest of the book are in two different files. Here is the link to see them.
  • Dian Schuler
    In July of 2021 some of the nieces and nephews created a photo book as a gift for Aunt Eva. I have had requests from people that would like to purchase a copy of the book. If anyone is interested please let me know and I can send you a pdf version to...  more
  • Paula Bowman
    Eva served on the LWVMI's Board from 2009-17, while I was also on the Board. Eva was the brains behind Michigan's plunge into VOTE411. Not only did she have the tech and analytical skills to navigate it, but she also wrote a local League manual that...  more
  • Tera Moon
    Some people make an impression on your life that is far greater than the amount of time you spend with them. That is Eva for me. She meant so much to me. She inspired me, made me better, mentored me. She introduced me to many wonderful people (like Mary...  more
  • Mary Pickett
    It's hard to know where to begin when talking about Eva's work with the League of Women Voters. This has always been one of Eva's passions. She was a member of LWV for 59 years! She was active at both the county and state level, serving on the boards...  more
  • Mary Pickett
    In 2002, Eva was recognized for her career and volunteer accomplishments when she received the Headliner Award, given to distinguished Wayne State University graduates by the Women of Wayne Alumni Association.
  • Mary Pickett
    As I said in an earlier post, education was very important to Eva. So was encouraging women to be involved in technical fields. In 2013 Eva was one of the women featured in an exhibit at the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame on careers in STEM (Science,...  more
  • Mary Pickett
    Eva was a groundbreaker in computer technology. She was already well established at GM Research and recognized for her competence when I started at GMR in 1971. She definitely smoothed the path for women like me who followed her into the field.

    The...  more
  • Mary Pickett
    Education was very important to Eva and she was generous to educational institutions. Because she credited the Detroit Public School system with helping her development from an immigrant child with little English to the recipient of a scholarship to...  more
  • Mary Pickett
    Eva was a wonderful friend. I first met her when I came to work at General Motors Research Labs, but we became close friends when we started a group of women who managed computer groups at several companies in metro Detroit. The group met monthly for...  more
  • Dave Kuhn