Jane Hughes Murnaghan, a retired assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, died Friday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of cancer. She was 66.
Services for Mrs. Murnaghan will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at St. John's Episcopal Church, 3738 Butler Road, Glyndon.
She retired in 1979 after working 16 years in the Department of Health Care Organization in the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.
In 1964, she and Dr. Paul Talalay published a book, "Drugs in Our Society." She also published other works in the field of health information systems and health services research.
She and Francis D. Murnaghan Jr. were divorced in 1972.
Since 1978, she had lived in an octagonal house in Glyndon that has been in her family for several generations.
Mrs. Murnaghan is survived by two daughters, Sheila H. Murnaghan of Haverford, Pa., and Janet E. Murnaghan of New York City; a son, George A. Murnaghan of Baltimore; two sisters, Patricia H. Bicks of New York City and Penelope H. Doolittle of Bethesda; and two grandchildren.
The family suggested memorial contributions to the Peabody Institute, 1 E. Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore 21202, or Planned Parenthood of Maryland, 610 N. Howard St., Baltimore 21201.