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Maureen R. Ingham ’80 graduated from SCU with a in liberal arts. A technical illustrator for more than 30 years, she first formed her own company, and at the onset of the Silicon Valley computer boom, honed her skills as a technical writer working with Hewlett Packard and Apple. Maureen was active in the Sterling Institute of Relationship for over 24 years and served on the troop committee as the secretary for BSA Troop 618 in Santa Cruz. What epitomizes Maureen is that she lived well, laughed often, and loved much. Many family memories will be cherished through Maureen’s garden, which was her zen area. After her diagnosis and failing health began to slow her, she became a caregiver for Parkinson’s patients. The beautiful flowers that she grew, and the many people whom she cared for and loved, is how she will be fondly remembered. Maureen passed away peacefully at her Santa Cruz home on Jan. 27, 2019, following her brave battle against cancer. She was 61 years old. Maureen is survived by her beloved husband, Roger Ingham, and her son, William Ingham of Santa Cruz; her mother, Nina Flores of Santa Clara; her sister, Michele Tarter of San Jose; and a host of loving cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews of the Trujillo, Flores, and Tarter families who reside in the Santa Clara Valley, Apple Valley, and LA area. Maureen was preceded in death by her father, Mike Flores, and her two brothers, Anthony and Ron Flores.