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February 17, 2009, Volume 55, No. 22

Ms. Saar, President's Office

Jane Hillenkoetter Saar, retired executive assistant to the late president emeritus Martin Meyerson, passed away December 4 following injuries from a fall. She was 71.

Ms. Saar graduated from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. Following Mr. Meyerson’s term as president, Ms. Saar was hired in 1986 to work in his office at the Van-Pelt Dietrich Library. She remained there until 2004. She had also worked at the Monell Chemical Senses Center.

Her free time was devoted to her dogs including serving as breed rescue contact for the Greater Valley Forge Rhodesian Ridgeback Club, a local club that is part of the American Kennel Club.

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Almanac - February 17, 2009, Volume 55, No. 22