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Angela Glatz

Virginia Grace Strickland

September 27, 1940 - May 03, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Ginia Strickland. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
“Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I’ll miss you, Until we meet again! Remember to wish upon a star My very special friend.” -Jiminy Cricket     Musician and retired middle school counselor Virginia Grace Strickland’s love for life didn’t come to an end with her death. Ginia passed away on Monday May 3rd at the age of 80, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by loved...  see more
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  • Ramona Martin
    Ginia and I became friends before the Performing Arts Center and Newport Symphony existed. Ginia was violinist, Sioux Boston was cellist and I was pianist for many musicals performed in the old Naterlin School Gymnasium in Newport. Her husband, Mark,...  more
  • John Lavrakas
    Ginia loved the Newport Symphony. When we were planning our 30th anniversary celebration, she was there with a wealth of memories dating back to its beginnings. She provided news clippings, dates, and personal recounts that brought home the special...  more
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  • Marcia Bradley
    Gina was a super councilor at the Waldport Middle School. She had my 3 oldest children. She will be missed but I pray peace and comfort to her family❤️
  • Victoria Racz
  • OBOE DAG
    I am so sorry to hear of Ginia's passing I pray for peace and comfort for her family during this time.
  • Collin Heade
    In the former days of the Oregon Chamber Players (OCP), Ginia was always a breath of fresh air. She was one of the earliest to be situated on the rehearsal floor. She was always prepared, steadfastly in a good mood, and refreshingly smiling. As well she...  more
  • Victoria Racz
    Heartbroken at the news of Ginia's passing. Loved playing with her in Oregon Chamber Players (pre-concert photo below) as well as Keller's jazz orchestra at WOU, but will mainly miss her smile and friendship. My very best to Mark and her family.
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  • Angela Glatz
    Angela Glatz added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Virginia Grace Strickland:
    Angela and Ginia in Calistoga
  • Angela Glatz
    Angela Glatz added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Virginia Grace Strickland:
    Mark & Ginia on their wedding day
  • Angela Glatz
    Angela Glatz added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Virginia Grace Strickland:
    Jessica & Ginia in Sonoma
  • Angela Glatz
    Angela Glatz added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Virginia Grace Strickland:
    Three Musical Sisters at their home in the mid-1950's
  • Angela Glatz
    Angela Glatz added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Virginia Grace Strickland:
    Arkie Family ~ 1980