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Priscilla Peirce deVeer ’50

Priscilla, a devoted Quaker with a passion for gardening and the environment, died May 17, 2019.

A flower show judge for the state of New York, Priscilla served on the Environmental Education committee of the New York State Garden Club, and was instrumental in persuading the New York State Thruway to plant vast expanses of perennial wildflowers. She was also an editor of Stewards of the Land: A Survey of Landscape Architecture and Design in America and served as board chair of Sandy Spring Friends School in Maryland.

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