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HAMMILL, JANE KRIEGER, educator and volunteer, died November 15, 2013 at home with her family in Cambridge, MA.

Mrs. Hammill was a native of Louisville and graduated from the University of Louisville. In 1941 she married William Hammill, who died in 2003. For many years, she worked for the Prince George's County Board of Education in Maryland. Her last position was as the coordinator of the Talented and Gifted Program (TAG). After retiring in 1986, she was a hospice volunteer and a cuddler of premature babies at Prince George's County Hospital.

After moving to Cambridge in 2002 she became actively involved with the Cambridge Senior Action Council, promoting universal single payer health care.

Jane will be remembered a talented, intellectual and determined woman, as a devoted wife and mother and a loving grandmother.

She is survived by her two daughters, Marcia Bystryn and Eleanor Hammill; her son-in-law, David Carlson; her four grandchildren, Annie and Alex Bystryn, Ian Carlson and Hannah Carlson and her husband Tim Hirzel; and her great-grandson, Oscar William Hirzel A date for a memorial service has yet to be announced. Gifts in her memory can be made to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Published in The Courier-Journal on Nov. 24, 2013
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