Marion Pritchard


Age: 96

Dutch-born 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

Washington, D.C.