Anita Pace Quinn

Graduation Year: 
1966

Anita Pace Quinn, Longview :: was recognized last year by the National Marrow Donor Council for recruiting 24,000 volunteers and establishing the organization Because I Care. This organization, founded in 1990, encourages people to be placed on the bone marrow registry. The motivation to recruit donors came when her son, Bryan, died from leukemia. She is a former teacher who taught in Houston for two years and White Oak for 24 years. Her grandchild Lainey is now attending UNT.