Georgiana Tufts Reiblich, a former teacher who did volunteer work, died Oct. 19 of a neurological disease at the Joseph Richey Hospice.
Mrs. Reiblich, who was 80 and lived in Ruxton for many years, was an administrative assistant to the head of the education department at Goucher College in the 1960s.
In the 1950s, she taught at the School of the Chimes. After coming to Baltimore in the 1930s, she taught at the Roland Park Country School.
A founder of the Greater Baltimore Schizophrenic Association, she staffed its telephone hot line in the 1960s and 1970s.
A gardener, Mrs. Reiblich particularly liked to grow irises. Shplayed piano for the Sunday school of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, and had a piano composition dedicated to her by the late Charles Huerter.
She was born Georgiana Tufts in Syracuse, N.Y., and attended Oberlin College before graduating from Wellesley College, where she was voted the most beautiful girl in her class.
She is survived by a son, Kenneth Tufts Reiblich of Perryville; three daughters, Anne Leland of Kingsville, Carol Cook of Towson and Mary Foley of Reedville, Va.; a sister, Mary Tufts Langdon of Fayetteville, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
No services were planned. Memorial contributions may be made to research on progressive supranuclear palsy at the Johns Hopkins Hospital or to a mental health organization.