Joan Clapper Wargo was born on March
22, 1935. In 1955 she met Andrew Wargo, and they were married in 1960. Joan was a wonderful mother to her children
Timothy, David, Daniel, Elizabeth, and Jennifer.
was a woman of principal. She spent her life as a teacher and a healer. She was a proponent of peace, and loved all living creatures. Joan and Andrew instilled in their children a deep appreciation for human life and a dedication for lifelong learning.
worked full-time as a visiting nurse until April of 2006 when she was diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer. She received state-of-the-art cancer care but the cancer continued to grow.
She died peacefully at home from pancreatic cancer on Friday, August 4th 2006.