Pam Wright

Eugenia A. "Genie" Kennedy, educator

Eugenia A. "Genie" Kennedy, a former Peace Corps volunteer and teacher, died Jan. 7 of multiple organ failure at her Bel Air home.

She was 82.

A daughter of a businessman and a homemaker, Sarah Eugenia Asbury, who did not use her first name, was born and raised in Delta, Pa.

After graduating from Delta High School in 1947, she earned a bachelor's degree in business education in 1951 from Russell Sage College in upstate New York.

She was married to William Jackson,, an engineer with the York Corp. in York, Pa. The couple, who later divorced, lived in Roanoke, Va., and Albany, N.Y., where she attended graduate school at Russell Sage.

After her...