Obituary: Former Glencoe Resident Barbara Savitt Lauded For Love, Energy

The former Wilmette school principal died March 27 at the age of 81.


Former Glencoe resident Barbara Savitt, who served for 27 years at Wilmette Public Schools District 39, passed away at the age of 81 on March 27, after a brief battle with cancer, Wilmette Life reported. 

Cathy Flemming, a former Harper Elementary School teacher while Savitt served as the school’s principal, says Savitt was great at spontaneous community building, as well as supporting students and teachers through her decades of teaching and administration, Wilmette Life reported.

Erin healy April 14, 2013 at 04:02 PM
Mrs. Savitt was my second grade teacher when I moved from Evanston to Wilmette. She was one of my favorites. Sorry to hear of her passing


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