Nancy Eleanor Nelson, M.D.

April 4, 1933 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 88)


Nancy E. Nelson, MD was a prominent Denver pediatrician and  Associate  Dean of the CU Medical School.  She retired at age 69 and died at age 88  on 13 Nov 2021.    Nancy was married to medicine and is survived by her brother James Nelson, MD of   Pa.   She earned many high honors playing  a major part in advancing women in medicine and nursing.  Arrangements are made through Stork-Bullock Mortuary of Lakewood .  12 years ago she established a significant, permanent, and practical Nelson endowment fund which encourages needy and worthy medical students to enter the  front lines of Medicine.  Any contributions in honor of Nancy are appreciated.

“In lieu of flowers or other gifts, the Nelson Family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of charitable donations to the Nelson Award Endowed Fund at the University of Colorado Foundation. Gifts payable to the University of Colorado Foundation should be sent to P.O. Box 17126, Denver, CO 80217-9155. Please note Fund #0250213 in the memo section of the check. For more information or to request support, please contact Travis Leiker at 303-817-5744.”




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