In Memoriam: Jill Byerly Mayer

Jill MayerIt is with great sadness to report that Jill Byerly Mayer passed away on December 16, 2020. Her professional career begun in 1979 as a Medical Librarian for the Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program, Watauga Medical Center, Boone, NC. During her distinguished career of more than 40 years, she advanced to and retired as Assistant Director, NC AHEC Library & Information Services Network, Health Science Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. In addition to her position, Jill served on several special committee and workshops for the Medical Library Association. She was guest lecturer for several AHEC workshops/Programs. She also served on the steering committee for the Eugene S. Mayer Community Service Honor Society.

Due to current Covid 19 restrictions, a celebration of Jill’s life will be postponed until a date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Eugene S. Mayer Honor Society for Community Service, c/o UNC School of Medicine; Christmas Employee Fund, Arbors Acres, 1240 Arbor Road Winston-Salem, NC 27104; Wounded Warrior Project, Donor Care Center, PO Box 758533, Topeka, Kansas, 66675-8533; or a charity of your choice.

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