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Jean Turner Schreier, former Anne Arundel Community College dean

Jean Turner Schreier, former Anne Arundel Community College dean

Jean Turner Schreier, a retired Anne Arundel Community College dean who earlier had been chair of the college's English department, died Saturday of cancer at her Winthrop House residence in Guilford.

She was 76.

"Jean embodied absolute integrity. She lived what she believed — always and all ways. She was a brilliant strategic thinker and an extraordinary communicator," said Martha A. Smith, former president of Anne Arundel Community College.

"These and her many other talents together with who she was as a person made her a natural leader — whether in an official role or not — as department chair, a dean or providing tremendous leadership and energy...