Obituary: Nancy L. Rotchford
Nancy Rotchford died at her home in Hidden Meadows, San Diego County, CA on August 6, 2018, after a long battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Nancy attended high school in Ballard, WA, graduating in 1966. After attending community college in San Francisco, CA, she graduated from the University of California–Berkeley. She earned her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Illinois in Champagne-Urbana in 1982.
Nancy began her professional career at the Bank of America in San Francisco, CA. She later worked for Boeing and Microsoft in Seattle, WA, and Ingram Micro in Santa Ana, CA. After leaving Ingram Micro, she was an independent consultant. Known for her expertise in survey research, Nancy chaired the Mayflower Group from 1986-1987. She is survived by her life partner, Michael Franklin, her brothers, nephews, niece, and numerous friends, who fondly remember her good humor and laughter.