Priscilla Mae Dean

Dean, Priscilla Mae Age 76, of Minneapolis passed away peacefully in hospice on March 22 in the presence of her brothers after a courageous battle against cancer. She was a retired RN who had dedicated most of her service career in mental health care in various nursing capacities including being the head nurse in a psychiatric unit at Abbott Hospital. Priscilla was a strong, passionate woman who lived her life to the fullest. She was fascinated with nature, including people, animals, plants and trees, and especially birds, which she documented in diaries, photographs, drawings and watercolors. Preceded in death by her partner Peter Getman and younger brother Daniel (Mickey Miller). Survived by daughter Jane Theodore (Michael), brothers Jack and Hugh (Marilyn), niece Ashley (JJ Kalscheur), nephews Graham and Ethan (Christelle), grandsons Guthrie and Avery (Theodore), and several grandnieces and grandnephews. A Celebration of her Life will be held 1 to 4 pm, June 16, in her Wildlife Habitat. Contact Hugh (612) 377-4223 for more information. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ACLU, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, American Cancer Society or organization of your choice.