Memorial Service for Dr. Mary Harper – Leader in Minority and Elderly Health

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There will be a memorial mass for Dr. Mary Harper at Nativity Catholic Church on Saturday August 26th at 8:00 AM with a reception to follow.

The church is located at 6000 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Mary Starke Harper, 86, who began her 65-year medical career as a nurse in Alabama caring for an aging George Washington Carver and who became one of the nation’s leading advocates for improving health care for minorities, the elderly and the mentally ill, died July 27 of cancer at her home in Columbus, Ga. She lived in Washington until 1998.

Mary Starke Harper, 86, who began her 65-year medical career as a nurse in Alabama caring for an aging George Washington Carver and who became one of the nation’s leading advocates for improving health care for minorities, the elderly and the mentally ill, died July 27 of cancer at her home in Columbus, Ga. She lived in Washington until 1998. Washington Post Obituary

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