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Gloria Myers

The campus community mourns the passing of Gloria Myers, who died on Wednesday, Dec. 8. Gloria worked in Bertrand Library and retired from the University in 1991 after more than 30 years of service.

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On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Gloria’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell.

Gloria B. Myers, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, in Phoenix, where she had resided with her daughter Carole for the past several years. She was 93.

Gloria was born in Lewisburg, Pa., on Nov. 26, 1928, to Verna and J. Lee Boyer. She was married for 69 years to William C. Myers, who preceded her in death in 2017.

She attended nursing school in Philadelphia prior to her marriage, and was a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church, where she was a substitute organist and a member of the bell choir. In 1991 she retired after more than 30 years at Bucknell University, where she worked at the Bertrand Library.

She is survived by her brother, John Boyer (Lois); daughters Carole Roberts (Frank) and Beverly Batson (Doug); and son, David Myers (Cyndy); as well as four grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Services will be private.

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