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Delle Mackenzie Moffett

Margaret Delphia (Delle) Mackenzie Moffett was the daughter of Rachel Geraldine (Blanchard) '02 and Harold B. Mackenzie Sr. '09 and granddaughter of Charles and Mary (Milligan) Blanchard. Upon graduating from Wheaton College '38 she married Howard Fergus Moffett '39 and the couple first served in China followed by 45 years in Korea (1948-1993) where Dr. Moffett practiced medicine and was the Superintendent of the Dongsan Hospital in Taegu, now in the Republic of Korea. Delle assisted Howard with the quarterly Newsletters and never-ending correspondence necessary to raise funds for the hospital, nursing school, leprosarium and satellite hospitals.  The Moffetts were honored with the Wheaton Alumni Association's Distinguished Service to Society award in 1962 as “medical missionaries and evangelists.” Delle and Howard had four children: Howard Mackenzie Moffett(Skip), Charles (Charlie) Blanchard Moffett '68, Marilyn Moffett Taylor and Samuel McCune Moffett '73. She was predeceased by brothers John, Bob, Bruce, Richard (Alec) and a sister, Jean Airhart. Moffett passed away on January 20, 2010 in Santa Barbara, CA at age 94.

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