Anne Brandis McKinney
1945 - 2021
Anne Brandis McKinney passed away on May 22, 2021. Born in Bend, Oregon in 1945, the first of Richard and Margaret Brandis’ four children, loving sister to Mike, Mollie and Dan. Anne graduated from Bend High and was Water Pageant Queen during 1963.
Anne married Gary McKinney, in 1965. Anne was a loving mother to her two children Michele & Rick. Later, Anne fell in love with her two grandchildren, Brandis and Grace Piper. She loved them fiercely.
In 1981, Anne opened Western Pain Center in Roseburg. She was a groundbreaking clinician, changing how chronic pain is treated. Anne was a Nurse, Administrator, Cigna Care Manager, with an unbelievable spirit of caring, indelible wit & humor. She made a difference in the lives of everyone she cared for and about.
Anne was often the smartest person in the room and was never shy about speaking her mind. She loved strong coffee and believed everything tasted better with mayonnaise.
A Celebration of Life will be held July 31, 2021, 6pm Red Hawk Vineyard 2995 Michigan City Ave NW Salem, OR.