Dr. Jill Linda Rubinson

My mother, Dr. Jill Linda Rubinson, died early Monday morning in view of her field, woods, and river, with the beautiful gardens she lovingly tended beneath her bedroom window. My mother was simply a great woman. She had a brilliant, analytical mind: after receiving her BA from Cornell and her PhD from Harvard in English,…

Your mother and her daughter

From Henry Walker. She was a very gentle, intelligent, and civilized woman. And very quiet and private. Like many other people, I wish she had spoken with me more often. I’m very glad that you were able to present her with a grand-daughter as a going-away present. You were her greatest achievement, and I’m sure…

10 things I learned from Jill

From Eileen Ringel. Jill was a wonderful friend, and I will miss her profoundly. One doesn’t generally speak of measuring the impact of a friendship, but it is worth reflecting on what another person has taught you when trying to understand the impact that person has had on your life. From the silly to the…