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Betty Jarratt, psychiatric liaison at Hopkins Hospital

Betty Jarratt, psychiatric liaison at Hopkins Hospital

Betty Jarratt, a former psychiatric liaison at Johns Hopkins Hospital who had lived at the Hopkins House apartments in Homewood, died Thursday of respiratory failure at The Cedars, a Portland, Maine, retirement community.

She was 94.

The daughter of Joseph Targett, a salesman, and Elizabeth Targett, Betty Targett was born and raised in Springfield, Mass., where she graduated in 1941 from West Springfield High School.

Ms. Jarratt earned a bachelor’s degree in 1945 in psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University, where she was a member of the Mortar Board honor society and Alpha Gamma sorority, and was the first female editor of the college yearbook.

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