Doris C. McPhersonAssistant head nurseDoris C. McPherson...


September 01, 1993

Doris C. McPherson

Assistant head nurse

Doris C. McPherson, a retired assistant head medical and surgical nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, died Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice of cancer. She was 63.

She retired in June after 28 years with the hospital. She earlier had taught at the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing, from which she had graduated in 1953.

Born in Baltimore, the former Doris Primus was reared in %J Jarrettsville and was a 1949 graduate of Jarrettsville High School.

A resident of Northwood for 35 years, she married Webster B. McPherson, a surveyor, in 1956. He died in 1980.

She enjoyed gardening, fishing, crabbing and entertaining at her summer home at Baurenschmidt Manor on Middle River.

She also did needlework and quilting.

She was active in the Parkville Post of the VFW.

Services were to be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc., 1050 York Road.

Mrs. McPherson is survived by a son, Lance C. McPherson oFallston; three daughters, Susanne McPherson Grice of Fallston, Lois A. Shahidi of Baltimore and Edith R. Dallas of Street; a brother, Frank A. Primus of Hampstead; and 11 grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society. Stacy Alan Davis, an interior designer, died Aug. 15 in East Hampton, N.Y., of AIDS-related complications. He was 34.

A resident of Baltimore from 1975 to 1986, the Huntington, N.Y., native attended the University of Kentucky and studied architecture, art and design at the Maryland Institute College of Art from 1982 to 1985.

In his years at the Maryland Institute, he worked at Papier Interiors and Design Group Inc. in Timonium.

After leaving Baltimore, he settled in Los Angeles, where he worked with the firm of Ron Wilson in Beverly Hills. During his stint on the West Coast, he developed many interior design projects, including those for the homes of such stars as Johnny Carson, Cher, Don Rickles and Michael Landon. He moved to East Hampton in 1990.

Services were conducted Aug. 19 in East Hampton; a memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Mr. Davis' former residence. Those interested in attending should call 516-329-9129 for further information.

is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Davis of Aiken, S.C.; a sister, Denise Carson of Belleville, Ill.; and a large extended family of friends in Washington, Los Angeles and New York.

The family suggested memorial contributions may be made tthe Long Island Association for AIDS Care, P.O. Box 2859, Huntington Station, N.Y. 11746; or the East End Hospice, P.O.

Box 2121, East Hampton, N.Y. 11937.

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