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Janet C. Morgan, retired school psychologist; Aug. 8, 1925 -- April 11, 2011

Janet C. Morgan of Amherst, a retired school psychologist for the Williamsville Central School District, died April 11 in Sisters Hospital. She was 85.

Born Janet Caudell in Buffalo, she graduated from Amherst Central High School in 1943, then went on to earn a bachelor's degree in psychology from Denison University and a master's degree in psychology from the University of Colorado. She pursued graduate studies at the University at Buffalo and Buffalo State College.

A state-certified school psychologist, Mrs. Morgan had worked as a psychologist for the Erie County Board of Cooperative Educational Services from 1958 to 1974. She also was a coordinator of special educational services for BOCES from 1960 to 1964.

From 1974 until her retirement in 1982, Mrs. Morgan was school psychologist for Williamsville Central Schools. In retirement, she worked as school psychologist at the Cantalician Center for Learning in Eggertsville.

She was a member of numerous regional, state and national psychological organizations, as well as associations related to children with learning disabilities. She also served on many boards and committees related to her profession and lectured at local colleges and universities, as well as before civic groups.

Her interests included gardening, bridge and golf. She had served as a volunteer at what is now the Veterans Affairs Medical Center since 1982.

Survivors include two sons, Benjamin and Gary.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. May 7 in Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Ave.


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