PULLMAN, Wash. — Tracy Deanne Vincent, 38, died Monday, March 24 in Albion. She was a student at Washington State University at the time of her death.

Vincent was born Sept. 12, 1964, in Juneau, Alaska, to Gerald Lee and Nolda Hodges Sharp.

After graduating from Douglas High School in Juneau in 1982, she served in the U.S. Army, completing a four-year enlistment in radio communications. Vincent went on to earn an associates degree in natural sciences from William Rainey Harper Valley Junior College in Illinois.

She was pursuing a degree in crop sciences at WSU at the time of her death and had applied to graduate school.

She is survived by her mother, Nolda Sharp, of Bothell; her father, Gerald Lee Sharp, of Palmer, Alaska; and a sister, Lynn Sharp of Granite Falls.

A memorial gathering was held March 28 at the home of Clarice Coyne, an adjunct faculty member in the crop and soil sciences department at WSU.