Of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Died on October 12, 2017, surrounded by family. Survived by her loving husband of sixty years, Dave McCurdy; children Victoria (David Conway), David (Alicia Rodriguez), Alexander, Heather (William Schieken); and seven grandchildren.A graduate of Cornell University, Carolyn worked as a special education teacher for Saint Paul Schools. Her warmth and generous nature touched many lives. She was a vital part of her Macalester/Groveland neighborhood, an advocate for social justice and conservation, a Como and Minnesota zoo volunteer, and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. A Memorial Celebration of Carolyn's life will be held on Saturday, November 11th at 2pm at the Weyerhauser Memorial Chapel, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul MN 55102. 651-696-6298. Special thanks to the caregivers of Katy's Cottage Episcopal Home and Allina Hospice Care. Memorials may be made to Second Harvest Heartland or The Center for Victims of Torture.