Nancy Krauss Hymes, 65


SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Nancy Krauss Hymes died Nov. 7 after a long and courageous fight with cancer. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Edwin and Eunice Krauss and moved with her family to Providence when she was an infant. She graduated from Lincoln School, earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Goucher College in Baltimore, Md., and a masters degree in counseling and pupil personnel from Columbia University in New York City.

She worked for two years in the counseling department at Brooklyn Community College before moving to Washington, D.C., where she was the assistant director of admissions at Georgetown Dental School.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Robert W. “Skip” Hymes; her son Michael and his wife Holly; her daughter Laurie and her brother Robert Krauss and his wife Margie.

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