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Kim Rene Green

With profound sadness we announce that Kim Rene Green left us on January 21, 2017 after recently being diagnosed with acute leukemia. Kim was born on March 2, 1958 in Medford, Oregon and lived in Central Point with her grandparents, Cliff and Kay Green. After graduation from Crater High School she received bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and geology from Southern Oregon University in Ashland and her master’s degree in geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden.She then worked in a series of interesting jobs including energy and mineral exploration in Fiji and Alaska, environmental remediation throughout the U.S., scientific consulting in Washington, D.C. and as a manager and scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Her final positon was her dream job where she combined her management skills with her love of science as the Director of the Office of the Chief Scientist for USDA.Kim married Jim Pastorick in Hawaii in 1985 and they cherished every day together. Although they traveled frequently for work and pleasure they always enjoyed returning to their home in Old Town Alexandria where they shared their love of tandem bicycling, Chinese snuff bottle collecting and pet rescue.Kim leaves behind Jim, her mother, Pat Carlsson of Sonoma, California, father, Neil Green of Olympia, Washington, siblings Randy, Debra and Matthew, and numerous friends that she touched so deeply in the bicycling, snuff bottle and professional work communities.Instead of sending flowers please donate in Kim’s name to one of the following charities that were favored by Kim:• Metropolitan Guinea Pig Rescue• Colorado School of Mines Geochemistry Department• Southern Oregon University Geology Department• Southern Oregon University Foundation• Christ Church of Alexandria, VirginiaMemorial events for Kim are being planned for Los Angeles and the Washington, DC area. The Washington event is still being developed for May.

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