Ingeborg Paulus was 93 years old and a longtime resident of Morey Avenue in Bellingham. Born in Germany, she emigrated to Canada in the early 1950's and settled in Vancouver where she had family. Inge completed her education at UBC, attaining a PhD in Sociology. Moving to Bellingham, she was a Sociology professor at Western Washington University until she retired. During this time she had her Morey Avenue home built. Inge was a longtime active member of the American Association of University Women, Bellingham branch, and the League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County as well as book clubs. Inge was predeceased by her husband.