Barbara was born 16 February 1934.
She was a Registered Nurse, and was the
first in San Diego to treat AIDS patients.
She was an accomplished oil painter.
She painted a picture of a Black Santa Claus
for a church in Watts, California. The painting
was stolen off the wall of the church during
the Watts riots.
Barbara Green Thron died of cancer
on 16 February 1996. Her body was cremated,
and was buried in the Grantsville cemetery.