Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Long-time RAO Member Diane Kaplan Dies

Many of you probably knew Diane Kaplan of Yale University.  She died on May 14.  Not mentioned in the newspaper obituary was the fact that Diane became an SAA Fellow in 2010, and was a long-time member of RAO.  The photo is from her Personal Librarian page on the Yale website.

From the May 15, 2012, New Haven Register:

Diane Kaplan, 64, of 129 Russell St., Hamden, devoted wife of Stephen Mayer, died on Monday, May 14, 2012 at Yale University Health Center. Born in Minneapolis, MN., Oct. 3, 1947, she was a daughter of the late Harold & Ruth (Berman) Kaplan. Beloved Mother of Hans Kaplan Mayer of Belmont, MA & Irina Kaplan Mayer of Ludlow, VT., Dear sister of the late Susan Kaplan. Funeral services at Temple Beth Sholom, 1809 Whitney Ave., Hamden TUESDAY morning at 10:30 o'clock with Interment Services to follow at the Yale Hillel section of Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden. Memorial contributions may be sent to Society of American Archivists, or Covenant to Care, or the New Haven Animal Shelter, or to Temple Beth Sholom. A Period of Mourning will be observed at 129 Russell St., Hamden thru Thursday, 6:30 pm-8:30pm. Funeral arrangements in care of Robert E. Shure Funeral Home, New Haven.

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