In Remembrance: Jackie Pritzen ’54MA Died on August 10 2013

Jackie Marie Pritzen of Northampton died on August 10, 2013, following a brief hospitalization at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. A long time resident of the Valley, she was known and admired by many for her pioneering work with Five Colleges, Incorporated. Pritzen earned a B.A. from the University of Oregon in 1952 and in 1953 an M.A. in English from Yale University, where she continued her doctoral studies, specializing in the plays of William Shakespeare. Over her lifetime, she taught at Bryn Mawr College, Cambridge University, Smith College, SUNY-Stony Brook, and Yale.

full obituary appeared in the Daily Hampshire Gazette on August 26, 2013.

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