Katherine Campbell

CAMPBELL, KATHERINE Katherine (Kay) Ann Campbell, 66, passed away at home in Crofton, MD on July 29th, 2014 from Metastatic Breast Cancer. Born on June 19, 1948 in London, England to Joseph and Helen Droter. The family moved to the Washington DC area in 1952 where Kay attended LaReine High School. She graduated with a BA in Education from Frostburg and an MA in Education from Bowie. In 1988, she received her Master's in Library Science (MLS) from the University of Maryland. She began her career as a classroom teacher in Prince George's County, and after having her children, taught at Crofton Woods Elementary. Overcoming a severe case of Polymyositis, she recharged with her MLS degree and became the media specialist at Broadneck Elementary, and then transferred to Brooklyn Park Middle School, where she retired in 2010. Kay was a long term resident of Arnold, MD before moving to Crofton in 2001. Her interests included gardening - specifically perennials, nature and her numerous book clubs. She enjoyed her volunteer work with Partners in Care and more recently as Director of Support for Metavivors. Best known for her fierce resilience and sense of humor, she is survived by her children: Jason and Kristy Campbell of Eaton, CO and Tressa and Sean Doordan of Annapolis, MD. Her grandchildren: Samantha Campbell and Sean Patrick Doordan. Her siblings: Bob and Kathie Droter of New Market, MD, Peggy and Alain Dessaint of Sarasota, FL; Richard and Rita Droter of Hillcrest Heights, MD; and Tom Droter of Silver Spring, MD. A memorial service to honor Kay will be held on Tuesday August 5, 2014 at 1pm at Lasting Tributes in Annapolis, MD. A light reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Metavivors at Metavivor.org or a check to Metavivors 1783 Forest Dr. #184 Annapolis, MD 21401. The family would like to thank Hospice of the Chesapeake and Synergy HomeCare for their support. Online condolences may be made at www.LastingTributesFuneralCare.com

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Published in The Capital on July 30, 2014