Shirley MacIntosh

Obituary of Shirley Ann MacIntosh

Shirley Ann MacIntosh June 12, 1934 - January 6, 2007 Dr. Shirley MacIntosh died suddenly at her Menlo Park home on January 6 of natural causes. She was a practicing clinical psychologist. for over 50 years, practicing the last 44 in Palo Alto. She was a member of the Jungian Institute in San Francisco. Dr. MacIntosh was a dedicated mental health professional and one of the first female psychologists to be licensed in California. Shirley was born and grew up in Lomira, Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1955 and received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1959. She is survived by Donald MacIntosh, her husband of 50 years, their children Ross MacIntosh of Menlo Park, daughter Melissa Orlando,son-in-law Jay Orlando, grandchildren, Trey and Anne-Louise Orlando, of San Jose, her brother, Wesley Pade ( and wife Marcella) of Lomira, WI., niece Beverly Feucht ( and Family ) of Fond du Lac, WI., and nephew Stephen Pade, his wife Jane and their two sons of Burlingame, CA. Shirley was an energetic, no-nonsense woman with many interests. She was a world traveler, visiting places of interest to her in Europe, Asia, Central and South America, and Antartica. She was an avid reader, an animal lover, a tireless gardener, a loyal friend and a loving mother. Her generosity, compassion, and selflessness will be forever remembered and cherished by her family and friends. A memorial service celebrating Shirley's life is planned for a later date. Those wishing to participate may contact the family. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to: Menlo Park Library Foundation, 800 Aima St., Menlo Park, CA 94025
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