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PLAKIAS, Jane (Plimpton)

PLAKIAS - Jane (nee Plimpton)
February 12, 2015, in Washington, DC, at the age of 95, survived by brother-in-law Edwin Tilton of Buffalo, NY; nephew Samuel Tilton (Mimi) of Rochester, NY; niece Anne Jalali (Fereydoun) of Fort Valley, GA; stepson Nick Plakias (Leslie Taylor) of Greenfield, MA, step-granddaughter Zoe Plakias (Daniel Armstrong) of Davis, CA; great-nephews Amin (Teresa) and Munib Jalali, Alex and Peter Tilton; great-great nephew and niece Matin and Liana Jalali; predeceased by husband John N. Plakias; sister Elizabeth P. Tilton; brother Chester H. Plimpton; and nephew Stephen W. Tilton; devoted alumna of Park School (Buffalo) and Vassar College; great-niece of Ansley Wilcox, in whose Buffalo home President Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated after William McKinley's assassination. Director Emeritus of Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site (Buffalo, NY) and Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill (Hyde Park, NY). Many years of work for Alumni and Friends of the London School of Economics/USA. World traveler, including visit to North Pole. A Memorial Service will be held in Washington, DC at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Hosteling International-USA, 8401 Colesville Rd., Suite 600, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or another charitable organization of your choice.

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