Announcing the Passing of Life Trustee Nancy Hart Glanville Jewell ’49

Life Trustee Nancy Hart Glanville Jewell ’49 passed away on August 2, 2020, at the age of 92.

Nancy joined Scripps College’s Board of Trustees in 1990 and was a member of the College’s inaugural class of Life Trustees. As a Trustee, she served on a number of Board committees and chaired the Development Committee twice, serving as a key advisor to the College during the planning phase of the College’s “Campaign for the Scripps Woman.” She remained active as an Emerita and Life Trustee, attending meetings and remaining in contact with board members. In 2007, Nancy’s son, John, established the Nancy Glanville Jewell ’49 Endowed Scholarship in honor of his mother.

After graduating from Scripps, Nancy moved to Houston, where she became involved with many charity boards and organizations, including the Noroton Presbyterian Church, the Madison Council of the Library of Congress, the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and its Bayou Bend Collection.

Nancy is survived by her four sons and nine grandchildren.

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