Marmor Jan Schmidt Marmor, died June 10th in New Haven, CT, after a long battle with cancer. Born February 22, 1941 in Worthington, MN, she was raised mostly in Minneapolis, graduated from Northrop Collegiate School and Radcliffe College, took her MA and MAT at Harvard in the 1960s, and Master's degree in social work at the University of Chicago in 1975. A social worker specializing in family therapy and eating disorders in Chicago, Norwich and at what was then the Newington's Children's Hospital, Jan was President of the Connecticut Society of Clinical Social Workers in the 1980s and retired in the mid-1990s. Her post-retirement years were creative and happy ones, with writing poetry and painting watercolors her passions. Jan Marmor is survived by her husband, Ted Marmor; two daughters, Laura Marmor Holl (Jorn) of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and Sarah Marmor of Chicago, IL; her parents, Dr. W. Robert and Loraine Schmidt of Sanibel, FL; her two brothers, W. Robert Schmidt (Fran) of Corona del Mar, CA and Jeffrey Schmidt (Malana) of Wayzata, MN; two granddaughters, Nina and Ava Holl. A memorial service will be held at Yale University on Sunday, July 13 at 11 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT or to ASHOKA: Innovators to the Public in Arlington, VA

Published on June 21, 2003

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