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Jill Hays
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“I only saw Jill rarely when I'd come back "home" to New England. But when ever I did see her, she always had a book for me or my kids. And what...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: chris O'Connor - Bozeman, MT

“So much enjoyed visiting the big house. She showed me her George Moore collection, the Samuel Beckett library, book barn, formal gardens, and the...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Robert O'Connor - Pittsfield, MA


3 of 5 | Posted by: Bob O'Connor - Pittsfield, MA

“Jill was determined to attend poet Hayden Carruth's momentous reading at the Vermont State House, and contacted me-- as State Curator-- to assist her...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: David Schutz - Calais, VT

“I am extending my condolences to the family of Jill Hays. May the entire family find peace in knowing that God cares for you and your family and will...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Jen


Jill was born on April 4, 1945 and passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017.

Jill was a resident of Vermont at the time of passing.

Jill earned her degree in English Literature from Swarthmore College in 1967, graduating with High Honors.

After her cancer had progressed, Jill chose to have a "living" memorial service. A private memorial service will be held at a future date when Jill's ashes are interred at her family cemetery plot in Saratoga, New York.

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