Nyla Glenn Kurtz, 87, a former resident of East Aurora and Elma, died Oct. 12, 2001, in a nursing home in Sequim, Wash.
She was born Nyla Friedmann in Indiana. She studied at Buffalo State Teachers College and received a master's degree in education from the University at Buffalo in 1963.
She and her husband, Joseph D., moved about the country, settling in Sequim in 1990.
Survivors include her husband and a son, Jonathan V. of Hawaii.
Services were held Wednesday in Sequim.