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Futscher, Roy and Eleanor

Roy (LeRoy) graduated from Northwestern Lutheran Seminary. He received a Master of Sacred Theology in Pastoral Counseling from Andover Newton Theological School in 1952. He served Holy Trinity in Marshall, Minnesota and St. Paul in Waterloo, Wisconsin before moving to Berkeley in 1956 to help establish the program for clinical pastoral education for a consortium of three Berkeley seminaries. In Berkeley, he developed and directed the chaplaincy program and outpatient services for marriage and family counseling, eventually becoming Director of the Department of Religion and Health at Herrick Memorial Hospital. He also served as Director of Chaplaincy Services for Lutheran Welfare Services of Northern California in Oakland. Roy was also active in the Jungian group Guild for Psychological Studies, and taught at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, the Pacific School of Religion and the Graduate Theological Union.

Eleanor is the author of "Through the Darkness: Coping with the Legacy of Mental Illness".

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