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Barbara Jackson Hazard ’53

An artist whose brilliantly colorful paintings, quilts, and needlepoint had been shown in the U.S. and Russia, Barbara died July 28, 2019.

Barbara traveled to Russia in the 1980s as an anti-nuclear activist and befriended many unofficial artists in St. Petersburg, learning the Russian language. She published books of her poetry and drawings, as well as a memoir of her association with the Russian artists during Glasnost.

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