Roxanne Lee

Roxanne Allene Lee, 72, of Weiser passed away November 25, 2018 in Boise, Idaho.
Roxanne was born October 14, 1946 in Bakersfield, California. A graduate of Bakersfield City College where in the summer of 1965, she was a member of the Bakersfield City College Choir that toured through 9 countries in 6 weeks. It was the first American Choir to triumph at the Liangollen Eisteddfod International Music Festival in Wales.
She graduated from UCLA with a Baccalaureate in Psychology and Lavern University with master’s degrees in teaching and counseling. She retired from Barry J. Nidorf Juvenile Hall in Sylmar, California where she was Education Counselor for the last 10 years of her career.
She is survived by her husband Darrell, step-son Dereck, daughter in law Dawn and granddaughters Payton and Parker Lee.
A memorial service was held Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Christ in Weiser, Idaho.

1 Comment

  • Melinda Huszti Posted November 30, 2018 11:51 pm

    We are so sorry that the world has lost this lovely person, who was so much admired by all. Roxanne was a student, singing in the Bakersfield College Choir when I first met her in 1964. Even then as a young woman she was very sweet, compassionate and well loved by her contemporaries, who mourn her loss today. She was a special favorite of our four year old daughter and took special time to befriend her. Roxanne attended a choir reunion in 2016 and appears on the documentary about the 1965 choir tour, telling of the win in the 1965 International Eisteddfod, the audience with Pope Paul VI and the visit to the White House Rose Garden to sing for President Lyndon Johnson. It says a lot about Roxanne and her life that even last week she was in touch with many of these friends from the 1965 BC choir, and busy encouraging them in their troubles. Roxanne was a great friend and a wonderful woman.


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