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Nancy Carpenter Hewitt ’45

A successful magazine editor who enjoyed volunteering and adventures, Nancy died April 4, 2019.

Nancy “backed into a career” that started in New York assisting a foods publicist and ended up in San Francisco as senior editor of American Home. Along the way, employers included cosmetics queens Helena Rubenstein and Jacqueline Cochrane; magazines Successful Farming and Better Homes & Gardens; and “the Monarch of the Dailies,” The San Francisco Examiner.

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