Obituary for BARNETT

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday August 15, 2004

Elizabeth Miles Barnett, 78, passed away on August 5, 2004. She was a long time resident of Albuquerque. She was a graduate of Albuquerque High School, Class of '43. She attended Grinnell College in Iowa, graduating in 1947. She continued her education, receiving a Certificate in Physical Therapy from Stanford University and a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. She taught at Boston University - Sargeant College from 1958-1968. She returned to Albuquerque in 1968 to begin a School of Physical Therapy at the University of New Mexico, becoming its first Director in 1974. She then became Director of the School of Physical Therapy at the University of Colorado from 1978-1987. Upon her retirement, she returned to Albuquerque. She is survived by her two children, Phyllis Boyadjian and husband, John, of Albuquerque and David Barnett and wife, Loretta, of Sunapee, NH; a brother, Dr. James Miles of California; a sister, Carolyn Osborne of California; and five grandchildren, J.D., Leslie, Laura, Lark, and Cabot. She is also remembered by many nieces and nephews as a "favorite Aunt." She was an insatiable reader, an avid rose gardener, and enjoyed many varied and different activities throughout her life. The family has planned a private remembrance. Sunrise Funeral Options, 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010

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