Sierra Wave: Jill Kinmont Boothe
A woman who inspired the Eastern Sierra and all who knew her died Thursday afternoon at a Carson City Hospital. Jill Kinmont Boothe would have been 75 next Thursday. Reports said Jill died from complications related to surgery. She left behind her husband John, other relatives, and a host of admirers who loved her. Click here for the rest of the story on the Sierra Wave.
JIll Kinmont Boothe (1936-2012)
In loving memory, Jill was also featured in an LA Times story just last year. Such an amazing inspiring woman who touched many. May she rest in peace.
LA Times - May 22, 2011
by: Jerry Crowe
A painter and retired schoolteacher, she recently staged her 13th annual in-home Spring Art Show and continues to oversee the Jill Kinmont Indian Education Fund, which provides scholarships to Native American youth in the Eastern Sierra.
"My way of wanting to do all this stuff probably stems a lot from my competitive endeavors because I like to focus on something," Kinmont Boothe says. "I'm sort of determined."
That's putting it mildly.
Click here for the rest of the story on the LA Times website.