Renaye “Ricki” Lehman

Renaye "Ricki" Lehman

Renaye “Ricki” Lehman, 81, died Dec. 13, 2010.

Although she was hampered by rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and later Alzheimer’s, Mrs. Lehman was certified by the Library of Congress as a braillist and proofreader. She was a patient instructor in the muscular and skeletal examination program for second year medical student at the University Medical Center.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Stanley; children, Andrew (Juanita) Lehman, Richard Lehman, both of Tucson, and Nancy (Mark) Bishop of Australia; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services were held at Evergreen Mortuary with Rabbi Arthur Oleisky and Cantor Ivor Lichterman of Congregation Anshei Israel officiating. Interment followed in the Congregation Anshei Israel section of Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ricki Lehman Nursing Research Endowment established by the Lehman Foundation, UMC Foundation, 655 E. River Road, Tucson 85704.