|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:28 am Post subject: Maltby, Dr. Lucy M. d. 08 Dec 1984
|CORNING - Dr. Lucy M. Maltby, 84, founder of Corning Works Home Economics Department and Test Kitchen, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 1984 in Corning Hospital.
She had been hospitalized since November.
She was born in Corning July 6, 1900, the daughter of Henry S. and Lucy E. Swingle Maltlby, and was a life resident of Corning.
She earned her BS degree from Iowa State University, her MS degree from Cornell University and her PH.D from Syracuse University. She founded CGW’s Home Economics Department in 1929.
After her retirement in 1965, she was a consultant and instructor at the University of New Hampshire.
She was a member of the Hall of Fame of Home Economists in Business and had been award the Iowa State Alumni Centennial Award, the Cornell University College of Home Economists Distinguished Alumnae Award, was listed in Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in the East. She was the first recipient of the state’s Home Economics Teachers Award. CGW established a fellowship in her name at Cornell University.
She was also active in Corning Chapter of the American Association of University Women, the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Corning-Painted Post Historical Society, and was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ.
She was the author of the book “It’s Fun to Cook”, which was a Junior Literary Guild selection.
Surviving are a brother, George S. Maltby of Corning; a sister, Winifred (Mrs. Roy) Nixon of Vero Beach, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangement are being handled by Phillips Funeral Home. There be no services or calling hours.
Burial will be in Hope Cemetery.
Hope Cemetery, Corning, Steuben Co., NY
MALTBY, Henry , Born 1868 , Died 1931 father of Henry S. Maltby
MALTBY, Lucy , Born 1865 , Died 1926
MALTBY, Lucy E , Died 1953 mother of Lucy M. Maltby (Swingle)
MALTBY, Lucy May , Born July 6, 1900 , Died Dec 8, 1984