]> [author note: P.O. Box 123, Castries, St. Lucia, BWI] [collector note: A] "Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Service from Eastern Oregon State College and served for four years as a volunteer in the Peace Corps on the island of St. Lucia, West Indies. On the island she catalogued all of the various plant species and even discovered an unknown plant species in the process... she worked as a journalist and photographer at the News Guard in Lincoln City and the La Grande Observer in La Grande. Verna also published and edited a number of books." (vide Obituary news) Botany Slane, Verna C. Slane, Verna C. V. C. Slane Verna C. Slane Slane, Verna 1927 2015