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Ms. Barbara Pryor

Ms. Barbara Pryor

OBITUARY Bubua Jew Browne was bom in 1929 in Philadelphia, P.t. As a teenager she worked in a button factory: After WW2 she gnduated from Harlem Hospital Nursing School and theo begm her nursing career al Brunswick Hospital in Long Island, New York. In January 1951, Barbara married Edgar Pryor, who she met at a Valentines Day Dance in Harlem. They moved from Farmingdale, New Yori< to Los Angeles, California in 1964, in puauit of better employment opportwuties. Their pursuit eventually Jed them to S•ccamento, Califorrua the following yeu. Barban was appointed as the tint black head nw:se in charge of the Orthopedic Department of Sutter General Hospital in Saaamento, Ca. After retiring in 1987, Barbara volunteered for nearly 30 years at the Oak Park Saaarneoto Food Bani<, UC Davis Hospital and Harkness Elementary School She is survived by her two children: Constance and Douglas Pryor. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Pryor and sister, Constance Claytor-Davis. In addition to her children. Barban Jeaws a host of grand­children, great-grandchildren. nieces, nephews and beloved family and friends. She tried to make small differences along the way.