Aspen, CO, Colorado
Renowned Educator Bertha Campbell, 95, of Basalt died March 27 in Aspen.
Bertha’s career included multiple university professorships, directing New York state’s Bureau of Child Development, and various roles advocating early childhood education in the Roaring Fork Valley and around the world.
Born Bertha Dembowski in Rochester, N.Y., she was married to Boyd Campbell until his 1976 death. She’s survived by sons Bob Campbell of Glenwood Springs and Bill Campbell of Basalt, Bill’s wife Linda, and their children, Julie and Eddy.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Bertha Campbell Education Fund. More information is available at http://www.youngchild.net.
It’s almost time to ring in the new year and if your holiday schedule is shaping up to be as packed as mine, I wish you a well-deserved rest in 2024. In the meantime, it’s our chance to party, and party we shall.