Carol Anne Folger ’78

Carol Anne Folger  died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001, at her home in Seattle. Born April 14, 1956, in Atlanta, Georgia, she was preceded in death by her mother Marjorie Bullock Folger. Her husband Craig Michael Swanson and son Benjamin Tyler Swanson survive.

Carol graduated from Davidson College in North Carolina, taught kindergarten for five years in Charleston, S.C., and earned an M.D. from the Medical College of South Carolina. She served a medical residency with Group Health Cooperative in Seattle, and practiced family medicine there for a number of years.

Carol’s laughter, sense of fun, bright red hair, and her care for others brought comfort and joy to all who knew her.

Surviving also are her parents John and Midge Folger; sister Karen Roll (Ken) and nieces Carol and Katie; brother Ken Folger (Linnea) and nephews Anders and MacKenzie; sister Susan Kjesbo (Grady) and nieces Emily and Hannah; brother Dag Folger (Barbara Wolf) and niece Olivia; and brother Jim Folger (Jessica Speltz) and nephew Aidan.

Carol leaves also a host of loving friends and colleagues who will cherish her memory.

Memorial Service will be held Thursday, December 27, at 2 p.m. at the University Friends Meeting House, 4001 – Ninth Ave., N.E.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Carol’s memory to Group Health Hospice Program, Group Health Community Foundation, 1730 – Minor Ave., Suite #1520, Seattle, WA 98101.

Dec 23, 2001 Seattle Times