Vicki L. Pritchard, 69, died on July 8, 2017

Vicki L Pritchard, 69, Lawrence, Kan., succumbed to complications from a year-long battle with lung cancer in the early morning hours of July 8, 2017.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Warren McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence.
A graveside service for family and close friends is planned for a later date in El Dorado.  
Vicki was born on Aug. 14, 1947 in El Dorado, to Glenn R. Rohrbaugh and Fern F. (Barnes) Rohrbaugh.  She graduated from El Dorado High School in 1965. She resided in El Dorado with her two sons until 1977, when she met and married Patrick Pritchard.  They eventually moved to Topeka in 1985 where she worked for Westar in Human Resources. It was during this time Vicki enrolled in the Business Department at Washburn and graduated cum laud with a BA degree in Human Resources. She and her husband moved to Lawrence in 1999 to accommodate her transfer to ONEOK.
Vicki was an avid reader of Jane Austen novels, novels set in the 1700s and 1800s, and British mystery novels. She enjoyed working in her yard, tending her rose bushes and making improvements to her home. Vicki loved to spend time engaged in activities with her three grandchildren.
She is survived by: her husband, Patrick Pritchard; two sons, Cody Fulks and his wife Jennifer, and Corey Fulks of Topeka; a daughter, Molly Megan McNall of Rose Hill;  three grandchildren, Gentry Fulks, 18, Alie Fulks, 14, and Larkin McNall, 3.
Contributions can be made to the American Lung Association in care of the mortuary.
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