Carol Lynn Anderson from Danville, Calif. passed away on June 13, 2011. She was born Carol Le Von Lynn in Redwood Falls September 30, 1928.

A Celebration of Life is being held September 30, 2011 in Danville.

 

Carol Lynn Anderson from Danville, Calif. passed away on June 13, 2011. She was born Carol Le Von Lynn in Redwood Falls September 30, 1928. Carol’s interest in music began early with her first solo flute recital at the age of nine. She continued her musical talents becoming an accomplished classical pianist and played both piccolo and recorder. She sang with the Oakland Symphony. She had a great love for the outdoors including camping, backpacking and skiing in the western United States. She traveled to several countries throughout the world with her second husband. She also had a passion for black and white photography. Carol graduated valedictorian from Redwood Falls High in 1946. She completed Carleton College, cum laude, in 1950. She attended the School of Medicine at University of Minnesota graduating in 1954. Carol performed her residency at Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif. She was one of the first women physicians at Kaiser Hospital Walnut Creek when she joined in 1956. She worked there until she retired to Little River, Calif. in 1988. She and her husband Neil were instrumental in the forming and continued longevity of the Mendocino Coast Clinic. Carol married Jack Cook in 1955. She married Dr. Neil Anderson, a Kaiser physician in 1971. They resided in Danville, Calif.  She is survived by her brother Dr. Everett Lynn, her two children Stephanie and Greg, her grandson Calvin and stepdaughter Francita Anderson. A Celebration of Life is being held September 30, 2011 in Danville. Please contact the family for details. Donations can be made to the National Parkinson Foundation.