Quincy, June Ade­line

The Sacramento Bee - - Nation & World -

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.

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