Julie Raabe ’78 Gentry

Julie Raabe ’78 Gentry reports that she is happily retired after 35 years as a professional dance educator and performer in the artist-in-education program, and as adjunct faculty at Kent State University. She was also a physical therapist assistant for 12 years. She currently dances with “Joyful Spirit Dancers” in church and volunteers with her golden retriever, Kiaya, through Alliance of Therapy Dogs. They read with the children in the elementary schools and visit assisted living homes. She states, “I am
so blessed to be a proud recipient of a kidney transplant, and fortunate that my husband, Chris, is my living donor. His special gift has helped me to lead a normal and healthy life again.”

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