Nancy passed away December 2, 2019 at her home in Castle Rock, Colorado. She was the daughter of Mark and Margaret Seacrest of Lincoln, Nebraska. Born June 3, 1943 in Greenville, South Carolina, Nancy saw her father train to be an Army Aircorp pilot, eventually assigned to fight in Southeast Asia during World War II.
Growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska she attended public schools and graduated high school from Monticello Preparatory School in Alton, Illinois. While attending University of Nebraska she met her husband, Earl. They married while in college and started a 57-year adventure.
Nancy was active in the Junior Leagues of Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Long Beach and Denver. She held various committee positions and chairs in each League. While in Philadelphia, she was on the Executive Committee of the Wharton Wife’s Club. In Columbus, Indiana she co-founded the Columbus Service League, started Reading Is Fundamental for rural youth, and was on the Columbus Library Board.
While living in Palos Verdes, California, Nancy volunteered for the Los Angeles Symphony, joined PEO and was on the Board of the Switzer Education Center for challenged children. In those years, she became an avid tennis player.
Coming to Littleton, Colorado in 1978, she continued her League and PEO activities. She had fond memories of her transfer committees and welcoming new League members into the Denver Junior League. She rose through the ranks of PEO always being inspired by their faith and friendship.
Her last intense commitment to the community occurred in Denver’s ARCS Chapter (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists). Before her aneurysm in 1995 she rose to President and was a National ARCS Board member. This organization was the largest privately funded scholarship funding organization in the United States for STEM undergraduate and graduate students and only has female membership.
Her unwavering support allowed her and Earl to create a successful business with their partner of close to 50 years. Even in the most difficult economic times, her faith and dedication were the steel in the foundation of their entrepreneurial success.
Despite her commitment to the community, Nancy’s priority was always her family. She had 3 sons, James (deceased) married to Julie, Michael married to Crissy, and David married to Kelly Lynne. Her 8 grandchildren range from 34 to 1. They are; James married to Claire, Jacob married to Lindsey, Nicole, Trevor, Abby, Christian, Savannah and Gus. Nancy was recently blessed with 2 great grandchildren, Charlotte and Colette. She is also survived by her brothers, Mark and John.
Nancy’s life was dedicated to her family and giving of herself. Her faith was private but strong.
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