Mary J. Campbell, an orthoptist who worked in eye care for nearly three decades and an accomplished pianist, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville.
The former Ruxton resident was 93.
"She was a very kind, gracious and grateful person," said Mary Ellen Thomsen, a friend who lives at Roland Park Place. "I first got to know her 54 years ago when our children were in the same nursery school, and we've been friends ever since."
"Mary Jo was a warm and caring person who had many, many friends who appreciated her ever-present sense of humor," said Peggy C. Taliaferro, a Broadmead resident...