In Memory

Rolly Phillips

Rolly Phillips

 Jeanne Fordyce sent me information of Rolly Phillips Born 3-31-43 Deceased 11-15-2015 of pneumonia in SLC Jeanne found the information in a NY Newspaper.

In formation in a NY newspaper

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12/04/17 06:34 PM #1    

Jacqueline Taylor (Voyles)

I am so sad to see the Rolly has passed away.  She was such a good student.  She was generous with her understanding. Quiet, but powerful woman.  

12/05/17 01:17 PM #2    

Dawn Holladay

Published in the New York Times, Jan 22, 2016
Rolly Janet Phillips (1943–2015)

Rolly Janet Phillips died unexpectedly 15 November 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT. From 1977 to 2011 Rolly was a resident of New York City, living at 740 West End Ave. She taught Latin and Greek at Ethical Culture Fieldston School from 1981 to 2009. Born 31 March 1943 in Brooklyn, New York to George and Alberta Phillips, both attorneys. Valedictorian of Pocatello High School in 1961, she went on to attend Bryn Mawr College from 1961 to 1965 and graduated summa cum laude. A Fulbright Scholar at Newnham College, University of Cambridge, England, from 1965 to 1967, she was award a PhD in Classical Philology from Harvard University in 1971. Previous employment included Department of Classics, Yale University, and Department of Classics, Barnard College. She is survived by her two sisters and three brothers. Details of a memorial service and fund will be announced at a later date. All inquiries to

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