It has come to our attention that we are rapidly losing members of our community, friends and supporters of ACB. In order to honor these people whose lives have impacted us, in large and small ways, we are introducing this column, "Passings." In it, we will include brief obituaries of those who have passed away. See below for the format in which to submit information.
Please include as much of the following information as possible when submitting material for this column. Submissions must involve dates no more than six months from intended date of publication.
Name (first, last, maiden if appropriate)
City of residence (upon passing)
State/province of residence (upon passing)
Other cities/states/countries of residence (places where other blind people may have known this person)
Date of death (day if known, month, year)
ACB affiliation (local/state/special-interest affiliates or national committees)
Josephine Ujejski Price, age 91, passed away March 2, 2008. She spent 27 years as a rehabilitation teacher for the state of Indiana, working with people in their homes. After her retirement, she worked as a volunteer at the Resource and Information Center which was operated by the Circle City Chapter of the American Council of the Blind of Indiana. She was a charter member of the state chapter of ACBI and was active in both groups. She also participated in the national conventions for many years. In 2000, Josephine received the Pat Price Award given by the state chapter for her work through the years with the blind. She also received the Outstanding Volunteer Award from the state chapter of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired. She was also active for many years in the alumni association of the Indiana School for the Blind, where she graduated in 1937. Jo was an avid knitter and taught knitting, including at the national conventions on occasion. She lived a long and full life and was vitally interested in everything right to the end. May she rest in peace.
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