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Jane L. Zykowski Ph.D.


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Jane L. Zykowski Ph.D. Obituary
JANE L. ZYKOWSKI, PHD
Jane was born July 2, 1945 in Pittsburgh, PA. She passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in her sleep on January 25, 2018 in Jurupa Valley, CA. Jane is survived by her extended family, Leann, Gabe, Judy, Scott and Glenn Hillegas, Gordon Fife, her two beloved dogs, Misty and Martini, along with her loved neighbors and friends.
Jane devoted her entire life to being an educator. After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in 1968 with her MA degree and with her teaching credentials, Jane moved to Riverside, CA to start her teaching career. She also continued her graduate-level training at the University of California at Riverside to earn her School Administration Credential. Jane later worked as a school district central office administrator followed by years of being a principal at multiple Riverside Unified schools.
After earning her PHD at UCR, Jane served as the Superintendent of Schools for the Wilsona School District. She eventually became an adjunct faculty member in the Higher Education Administration and Policy Program at UCR until she retired.
Jane's positive energy and willingness to help her family, friends and neighbors will be missed.
Published in Press-Enterprise from Mar. 3 to Mar. 4, 2018
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