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In Memory of Elizabeth Derr
July 18, 2018July 18, 2018
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In Memory of Elizabeth Derr

Those of us at the Literacy Council who knew her are saddened by the passing of Elizabeth Derr on July 14, 2018. Elizabeth volunteered for the Literacy Council continuously since she began as an office staffer in 1988 until reluctantly retiring, at the age of 88, in 2016.  She became a tutor in 1989 and...

Remembering Joyce Routzahn
June 14, 2018June 23, 2018
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Remembering Joyce Routzahn

Long-time Literacy Council volunteer and all-around remarkable woman Joyce Routzahn died on June 13, 2018, at the age of 88. Joyce began volunteering with the Literacy Council in 1976, after becoming certified as a tutor.  She was an elementary school teacher who tutored many children as well as our Literacy Council adult students – she...