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Janet Gibbs (Former Psychologist and Parent)

924 - March 31, 2024


With sadness, we report the passing of Janet Gibbs.

Friends Seminary is sad to share with you the death of former school psychologist and parent, Janet Gibbs. Janet passed away on March 31 at the age of 100 after a full and impactful life. Janet worked both at Friends Seminary and at Brooklyn Friends during critical times at both schools. Her daughter, Nancy Gibbs ’78, is the former editor of Time and wrote a beautiful story of the School’s history, Children of Light. Her son, Christopher Gibbs ’76 is a musicologist and teaches at Bard College. Let us all hold this Friends family in the Light.


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