Cynthia Gebauer Kelley

Born 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio to parents: Emanuel Gebauer (son of Lucy Kleymeyer and Theophil Gebauer of Henderson, KY) and Margaret Scudamore Gebauer. Live now: Oxford, Ohio. Attended Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. (BA) and Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (MS). Professional work: Teacher, Hospice Social Worker; Peace Corps Volunteer (1963-1965) in West Cameroon, West Africa Married Douglas Kelley (1952) “hitch-hiking honeymoon” to India; two sons: Peter (now 60) and Stephen (deceased, 1981); divorced 1977. Moved to Oxford, OH. with partner, Dr. Muriel Blaisdell, in 1981. Worked for Hospice of Middletown until retirement in 1995. Enjoy traveling: Europe, Alaska, Hawaii, Belize, Israel, Egypt; lived 2007-2008 in Luxembourg (Muriel on Miami U. faculty; traveled to France, Greece, England). Attending concerts, theatre, book group, bird watching, local state park, friendships. Previous member of Friends Meeting in West Elkton, Ohio; now attending Hopedale Unitarian Universalist Community, Oxford, OH.