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educator , writer

Virginia Marie Saffell, writer, educator. Named Miss Lakewood candidate, Lakewood Community, Tacoma, 1985. Volunteer Girl Scouts, 1951-1967, Washington State Crime Prevention, 1988-1989, Srs. Against Crime, Tacoma, 1987-1989, Olympia (Washington) Symphony Orchestra, 1989, various political campaigns, Tacoma, 1969-1988. Member American Association of University Women, United Singles Bridge Club, Phi Theta Kappa.

Background

Saffell, Virginia Marie was born on January 20, 1923. Daughter of Estle Marvin Long and Sarah Adelaide Stephens.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Pacific Lutheran University, 1978. MAH, Pacific Lutheran University, 1980.

Career

Experiential learning assistant and instructor Fort Steilacoom Community College, Tacoma, 1978-1980. Teacher City University, 1982. Community editor Lakewood Press, 1983-1986.

Creative writing instructor Clover Park Vo-Tech School, since 1988. Swimming instructor, 1943-1957.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Creativity to Copywrite, 1968. Consultant editor Schindler Creative Services, 1963-1989. Contributor articles to newspapers.

Membership

Volunteer Girl Scouts, 1951-1967, Washington State Crime Prevention, 1988-1989, Srs. Against Crime, Tacoma, 1987-1989, Olympia (Washington) Symphony Orchestra, 1989, various political campaigns, Tacoma, 1969-1988. Member American Association of University Women, United Singles Bridge Club, Phi Theta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, travel, gardening, sewing.

Connections

Married John A. Saffell, December 25, 1942 (wid. 1983); children: Sandra, John Brian, Leslie.

father:
Estle Marvin Long

mother:
Sarah Adelaide Stephens

spouse:
John A. Saffell

children:
Sandra Saffell

John Brian Saffell

Leslie Saffell