American social worker and psychoanalyst who was credited with saving
dozens of Jews in the Netherlands during the Holocaust while she was a
19-year-old social work student when Germany invaded the Netherlands in
1940, who helped to obtain false identity documents and hiding places
to help Jews evade arrest with about 10 friends but who was said to
have aided as many as 150 people, including many children and became a
United Nations social worker in displaced-persons camps where she met
her future husband, former U.S. Army officer Anton Pritchard after the
war, and who was recognized as "righteous among the nations" (a title
for gentiles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust) in 1981 by the Yad
Vashem memorial in Israel.
Cause of Death: Cerebral arteriosclerosis
Born: November 7, 1920
Died: December 11, 2016
Location: Washington, D.C.