In Memory of Joan Rechtin Lincoln ’49

Ceramicist, philanthropist, former mayor, and city councilwoman Joan Rechtin Lincoln ’49 passed away on March 7.

A persuasive arts advocate, Joan was named Scripps College Distinguished Alumna in 2005. In 2010, Joan and her husband, David, provided resources to create the Joan and David Lincoln Ceramic Art Building and the Joan and David Lincoln Endowment for Ceramic Art. Scripps is indebted to Joan, grateful for her many contributions to the life of this campus, and proud to be part of her legacy.

To read more about Joan’s impact at Scripps, click here.