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Christina Hein is delving deeper into her job at the Boston VA


Hospital with the National Center for PTSD. She is also applying to clinical- psych PhD programs around the country. She loves Boston and is very excited for the future of her studies. ALUMNI AFFAIRS OFFICE SKIDMORE COLLEGE 815 N. BROADWAY SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866


zine. CASE magazine (casemagazine. squarespace.com) is a “repository of observations and cultural commentary” by young people. She says new writers are welcome; just e-mail casethemagazine@ gmail.com with a resume and writing sample. ALUMNI AFFAIRS OFFICE SKIDMORE COLLEGE 815 N. BROADWAY SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866


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In Memoriam Alumni


Frances Barnett Cambria ’32 of Tolland,


CT, died December 5, 2011. An English major, she was an assistant recorder in the dean’s office at Wesleyan University be - fore founding her own real estate agency. A prolific community volunteer, she was well known for her work as director of Pet Therapy Inc., a nonprofit that brought dogs to nursing homes to provide comfort and company for patients. She is survived by a daughter-in-law, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Her hus- band, Guy, predeceased her. Katharine Nichols Winslow ’33 of Lex - ington, MA, died May 16. A sociology major, she served as director of Cambridge Homes for the Aging, president of the Cambridge YMCA, board president of the Mount Auburn Hospital Auxiliary, and director of the women’s alliance at her church. Husband Henry predeceased her; she is survived by a son, a daughter, two granddaughters, and four great-grand - children. Ruth Buist Wenzek ’37 of Neptune, NJ,


died July 13. A sociology major, she at - tended the Berkeley Secretarial School in NYC after graduation. She was an execu-


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Adina Fried and friends have started an online literary maga-


tive secretary to a housing company and then held a similar position for the VP of Fairleigh Dickinson University. She served Skidmore as a class secretary for many years. She is survived by a stepson and a stepdaughter, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Husband Julian predeceased her. Margaret Garrett Hayward ’38 of Cen - terport, NY, died October 1. A music ma - jor, she also attended Syracuse University, Albany Teacher’s College, and the Juilliard School of Music. She was musical director and organist at her church. Predeceased by husband Frank, she leaves sister Helen Garrett Dejnozka ’40, a son, and two daughters. Edith Cosgrove ’39 of Saratoga Springs,


NY, died November 21. A phys-ed major, she earned a master of arts in guidance from Teachers College at Columbia Uni - versity. A longtime educator, she taught at St. Agnes School before working as a teacher and guidance counselor for the East Greenbush (NY) School System. She also worked as a counselor at Camp Mesa - cosa in Corinth for many years. In 2004 she was inducted into the Columbia High School Hall of Fame as a teacher and coach. Her volunteer activities for Skid - more included longtime class president, class fund chair, reunion chair, member of the Legacy Advisory Council, and class secretary. She also served the Saratoga Springs community as a volunteer for the Children’s Museum and the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation. She is survived by a godson and his brother. Frances Astrachan Stark ’39 of Pikes -


ville, MD, died May 31. She was a govern- ment major. She is survived by a son, a sister, and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Alexander, predeceased her. Jeanne Hess ’39 of Guilderland, NY,


died May 14 after a long illness. A nursing major, she earned a master’s in public- health nursing from Columbia University and built a distinguished career in her field. She helped develop rural public- health nursing programs for the Kellogg Foundation in Michigan before returning to NYC to work for the Henry Street Settlement House. She then joined the state health department, establishing pub- lic-health nursing programs in upstate New York and developing standards and credentialing policies for nurses and nurs- ing programs at the baccalaureate level. She later helped develop standards of practice for nurse midwives and nurse practitioners. A member of the National League of Nurses, she was a VP of the New York Nurses Association and a fellow


of the American Public Health Associa - tion. She is survived by a sister, three nephews and a niece, and several great- nieces and -nephews. Constance Zinn Szego ’39 of Hillsbor - ough, NJ, died May 14. An education major, she earned a master’s from the Bank Street School. Predeceased by hus- band Carl, she leaves a son and daughter- in-law.


Charlotte Stern Roubey ’40 of Chapel


Hill, NC, died August 8. A theater major, she was a social worker with the East Baton Rouge (LA) Council on Aging for many years. She was active in her syna- gogue in Baton Rouge and Durham, NC. She served Skidmore for decades as a class secretary, class agent, and admissions con- tact. She is survived by a son and a grand- son. Her husband, Lester, predeceased her. Hilda Widmer Woodruff ’40 of Racine,


WI, died August 2. A home-ec major spe- cializing in textile design, she was a pro- fessional tour guide at historic Greenfield Village and a research assistant at the Hen ry Ford Museum (where she later served as assistant librarian) and the Edi - son Institute in Dearborn, MI. She studied the teaching of dyslexic students and vol- unteered to assist people with learning disabilities. She was also a longtime vol- unteer with the American Red Cross and the Michigan Diabetes Association. She served Skidmore as a class agent. Husband Robert predeceased her; she is survived by a daughter, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Elizabeth White Gilmour ’40 of Hins -


dale, IL, died in September 2011. An art major, she was a former volunteer for the Vero Beach Center for the Arts and the Indian River Garden Club. She is survived by four sons. Alta Harding Seeger ’42 of Congers,


NY, died May 14, 2004. She was a biology major. She is survived by two sons and several grandchildren. Her husband, Allen, predeceased her. Jean Jackson Slack ’43 of Medina, NY,


died September 8. A home-ec major spe- cializing in textile design, she taught ceramics in her home for many years and was an accomplished oil painter and needlepointer. She was also an avid sailor, cross-country skier, and Buffalo Bills fan. She was a member of the Audubon Soci - ety and had more than 400 bird species on her life list. Predeceased by husband Edward, she leaves a son and two daugh- ters, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Harriet Connell Goodyear ’43 of New Britain, CT, died August 21. A business


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