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Case-Smith Jane Case-Smith, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA, 60, of Powell, passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at home. She was a Professor and Director of the Occupational Therapy Division of the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University. During her tenure the MOT program had been ranked as one of the best in the nation. Jane received the Ohio State University Distinguished Service Award, and was elected to the American Occupational Therapy Association's Roster of Fellows and the American Occupational Therapy Foundation's Academy of Research. She was an internationally respected author, lecturer and researcher in the area of pediatric OT. She was much loved by her students, colleagues, friends and family. Survived by husband, Greg Smith; father, Rev. Walter Case; beloved sons, David and Stephen; stepsons, Dr. Matthew Smith, Christopher (Greta) Smith; precious grandson, Declan Smith; brothers, Walter "Scott" (Melissa) Case, John (Jill) Case and Andrew (Rachel) Case; brothers-in-law, Michael (Nora) Smith and Mark (Linda) Smith; sister-in-law Rev. Moria Ahearne (Forrest); nieces, Jenny, Abby, Alison, Hannah, Carolyn, Sarah, Kelly (Andrew); nephews, Michael Jr. (Meghan), Ryan, Andrew and Michael; great nieces, Aine, Kathleen, Susanna; and special family friends, Rev. Robert and Edith Rasmussen. Visitation will from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. on SATURDAY, August 2, 2014 at the RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, 450 West Olentangy St.(Powell Rd./St.Rt. 750/1/4 mile east of Sawmill Pkwy.), Powell, OH 43065, (614-792-1471). Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. SUNDAY at LIBERTY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 7080 Olentangy River Rd., Delaware, OH 43015. A reception will follow at the church. Family and friends are encouraged to make gifts in Jane's memory to The Ohio State University at www.osu.edu/giving or at Medical Center Development, 660 Ackerman Rd., 6th Floor, Columbus, OH 43218. Visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com to send condolences to Jane's family.

Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2014
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