Law, Jessie Gertrude (1918-1992)

Jessie graduated from VGH in 1941, and later received a BSc from Simmons College in Boston.  In 1945 she went as to Mexico a missionary nurse, where she assisted in the opening and operations of a school for Mexican women to be trained as nurses.   She spent seventeen years there, often travelling by burro to assist poor Mexican women in giving birth.  She also spent two years in Haiti, but most of her latter life was spent nursing in Vancouver.  She travelled extensively and contributed to many charitable organizations.

Contents of Biographical File

  • Mann, Alan, Memorial service speech, December 12, 1992.