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Jane Mcilrath

Jane Ellen Light Mcilrath 75, died peacefully in her sleep the morning of March 7, 2014. She was born in Grinnell, Iowa, graduating from Brooklyn High School before attending the University of Iowa where she completed her BSN in 1960.

As a registered nurse, Jane loved supporting special needs babies, teaching mothers how to properly care for their fragile bundles. She retired from Mental Health Mental Retardation Infant Programs in 2000. During her 30 year career, she covered many facets of nursing but always returned to infant care.

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