Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Frances Walker Loved Adventure, Taught Girl Scouts to Sail and Backpack

Tennessee's Commercial Appeal has an astonishing account on the life of Frances Walker - all around awesome human being.

The article relates that Walker had an extremely full life. She rafted down the Colorado River. She marched for equal pay for women in Washington. Early in life she lived in Brazil. Later she taught English as a second language. She learned to fly a plane. She earned two degrees in psychology. She taught backpacking and sailing to Girl Scouts. Scouting was a passion for Walker. She had been a Girl Scout as a youngster in New Orleans. She maintained her membership and almost everywhere she lived, volunteered to help with scouting activities.