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Jane Allan Bowie

Jane Allan Bowie

Jane Allan Bowie, former executive director of Network 2000 who earlier worked in marketing and public relations, died Monday of amyotropic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Lutherville home. She was 67.

"We met through Network 2000 when she was the new executive director. I'm a member of the organization, and we developed a professional friendship right away," said Karen D. McGraw of Timonium, who retired as senior vice president of human relations at McCormick & Co., where she was also a member of the board.

"We went on a cruise with a group of nuns, and that was the start of our professional friendship. She was kind,...