Kate Bailey, MCV AA ’71, passed away Feb. 23, 2011 in Reston, Va. Born in Battle Creek, Michigan on June 9, 1951, she lived in the Washington D.C. area for 40 years. Survived by her mother, Margaret Bailey, MVC AA ’35, and brother David Bailey both of Bridgeport, West Virginia; brother Peter Bailey; nieces Megan Harvey and Haleigh Bailey and nephew Joey Bailey all in Marshall, Michigan.
Kate graduated from Marshall (Michigan) High School in 1969, received an AA degree from Mount Vernon College, bachelor’s degree from Hillsdale College, and a master’s degree from both Western Michigan University and the National-Louis University in Northern Virginia/Washington DC.
She worked as a configuration management specialist over the last 30 years for General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and, most recently, Booz-Allen Hamilton. Previously, Kate worked at the National Wildlife Federation and as a co-manager at the Great Falls Horse Center. She took pleasure in patio gardening and training horses, participating in competitions and pleasure riding.
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