Doris K. Stotz, librarian, dies at 62Doris K. Stotz...


December 13, 1991

Doris K. Stotz, librarian, dies at 62

Doris K. Stotz, librarian at St. Timothy's School since 1984 and former children's library in both the city and Baltimore County, died Dec. 5 of cancer at her home on Pickett Garth in Lutherville.

Mrs. Stotz, who was 62, had earlier worked for the Baltimore County Public Library where she headed children's services from 1960 until 1962 and later did part-time work.

She also had been a children's librarian at the Enoch Pratt Free Library from 1952 until 1960.

In addition, she taught courses in children's literature at Towson State University, the University of Maryland at Baltimore and in in-service training programs in Baltimore County and elsewhere in the state.

She was a former editor of Top of the News, the journal of the Children's Division of the American Library Association, and was active on several of the association's national committees.

She conducted several fund-raising bazaars for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and served on the Church Council of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Lutherville and on the board of Lutheran Social Services of Maryland.

The former Doris Kruger was a native of New York City and a graduate of Queen's College there. She also earned a master's degree in library science at Columbia University.

She is survived by her husband, William H. Stotz, an engineer for theBendix Communications Division in Towson; two sons, James and David K. Stotz, both of Lutherville; a daughter, Elisabeth A. Stotz of Lutherville; and a brother, Herbert O. Kruger of Elmsford, N.Y.

A memorial service was held yesterday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and the family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the church or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

F. Anderson-Tanner

Education professor

Services for Frederick T. Anderson-Tanner Jr., associate professor of education at Morgan State University, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Christian Center on the university's campus.

Dr. Tanner, who was 54, died Sunday of a viral infection at his home on Gwynn Oak Avenue.

He had taught at Morgan since 1975 and for two years before that served as assistant director of the Governor's Commission on the Structure and Governance of Education in Maryland.

Earlier, he served in faculty posts at the Federal City College in Washington; at Coppin State College; at Loyola College; at Morehouse College, Clark College and Spellman College, all in Atlanta; and at the College of Education at Kathmandu, Nepal, where he was a Fulbright fellow.

He began his teaching career in 1959 at Sollers Point High School, where he was an English instructor.

He also taught at a secondary school in Sandersville, Ga., and at the school at the Rosewood Center, where he also served as vice principal and principal.

Born in Winston-Salem, N.C., and reared in Greensboro, N.C., he was a 1959 graduate with highest honors from Morgan State. He earned amaster's degree in 1964 from Atlanta University and his doctorate in 1975 from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

A life member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, he also belonged to the National Education Association, the National Council of Teachers of English and the Phi Delta Kappa honorary education fraternity.

He is survived by a daughter, Allyson-Jenine Anderson of Baltimore; a son, Frederick Tyrome Anderson III; his mother, the Rev. Mary Elizabeth Tanner of Greensboro; two aunts, Annie Lee Bryant of Baltimore and Sadie Brown of Washington; a sister, Patricia Maddox of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and two brothers, James Tanner of High Point, N.C., and Leon Tanner of Greensboro.

Mildred Marmer

Native of England

Services for Mildred Marmer, a retired office worker, will be held at 3 p.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.

Miss Marmer, who was 96 and lived in the Manhattan Park Apartments, died Tuesday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital.

She retired about 15 years ago from the office of the Baltimore Department of Public Works and had worked in the 1940s and 1950s in the patient accounts department at Sinai Hospital. Earlier, she had worked in the office of Hess Shoes.

Born in Hull, England, she came to Baltimore as a child with her family.

A member of the Friends of the Enoch Pratt Library, she also belonged to the Sisterhood of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and the Business and Professional Division of the Baltimore Chapter of Hadassah and served as a volunteer at the Art Gallery of the Jewish Community Center.

Fond of travel in this country, Europe and Israel, she made a return visit to the English town where she was born when she was in her mid-80s.

She is survived by three sisters, Sarah Eliason and Marian Fox, both of Baltimore, and Minna Phillip of Annapolis; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnephews and great-grandnieces.

Robert C. Harrison

State administrator

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