Barbara Blumberg Carnes passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Albuquerque, NM. She was born on July 13, 1949 in Queens, New York City and grew up in Roslyn Heights, Long Island. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lillian Uday Blumberg and father, Asher Blumberg.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 25 years, Thomas James “Jim” Carnes; her sons, Ethan Miller Hadsell and Lucas Orion Hadsell; her step-daughter, Cynthia Elizabeth Carnes, Cynthia’s husband Patrick Lawrence Fisher, and their daughter, Ceilidh Elizabeth Carnes Fisher.
Barbara attended the University of Wisconsin where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English and from Johns Hopkins University, she earned a master’s degree in Public Health.
Her career was in heath education; she worked at the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, where she edited and wrote health publications. Upon leaving the NCI, she continued her career at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA and at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, TX where she worked as Director of Patient Education.
Besides her family, Barbara loved travel, music, art, camping and dear friends.
A Memorial Service celebrating Barbara’s life will be held Saturday, September 14, 2019, 3:00 p.m., at FRENCH – Wyoming. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Barbara’s memory to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation at https://ww5.komen.org/, American Diabetes Association at https://www.diabetes.org/, or Alzheimer’s Research Foundation at https://www.alzheimersresearchfoundation.com/