Quincy, June Adeline
June Quincy, formerly of Sacramento, CA, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at her home in Eugene, Oregon. She was 90. Born to Eva and Gerhard Goetze on Mar. 29, 1928, in Portland, OR, Mrs. Quincy lived in Sacramento for 13 yrs., then Red Bluff for 47 yrs. before moving to Eugene OR.
She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1949, and went to work at the Argus news paper in Hillsboro, OR, as an editor. In 1953, June started work at the library at Oregon St. College, where she met her future husband.
June married Walter L. Quincy in Portland, OR on Apr. 24, 1954, and they moved to Sacramento and started a family. In 1967, the family moved to Red Bluff where her main focus was to raise their 5 children. Through that endeavor she was a Brownie asst. leader and Cub Scout den mother, math tutor, 4H cooking club leader, room mother (countless times), and volunteered in school libraries. June was a strong believer in the betterment of others through education and opportunity while committing her time and energies towards helping people with disabilities.
June is survived by daughter Anita Quincy Huffman of Eugene, OR; sons David Quincy (Bobbie) of Black Hawk, SD; Walter E. Quincy (Jody) of San Ramon; John Quincy (Judy) of Shingle Springs and Tim Quincy (Stephanie) of Boise, ID; 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; her sister Janet Sanderson of Portland, OR and her brother Earl Goetze of Sunnyvale. She is proceeded in death by her husband of 46 years, Walter L. Quincy, 2 grandchildren, and brothers Floyd Goetze and Jack Goetze.
A private Celebration of Life will take place in November in Eugene, OR.