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G. F. Pritchett Health-care official


G. Frederick Pritchett, a retired health-care director, died of a heart attack May 28 at his home in Bradenton, Fla. He was 69.

Mr. Pritchett was born in Springfield, Ill. He received a bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering from Western Illinois University 1943.

After college, he entered the Navy and served in the South Pacific during World War II. He was commissioned as a lieutenant before his discharge in 1945. In 1955, he moved to Baltimore, where he met Georgianna Davidson, whom he married in 1962. She died in 1986.

Mr. Pritchett was appointed director of field services for the Maryland Tuberculosis Association in 1955. He was an assistant director at Keswick Home and Hospital, then, in 1966, became administrative director of Happy Hills Hospital, where he directed convalescent and long-term medical care for children. In 1970, he became director ofHartley Hall nursing home in Worcester County. He retired in 1979.

He is survived by three daughters, Sharon Wolf of Millers, Laura Oliver of Annapolis and Andrea Doudera of Virginia Beach, Va.; a stepdaughter, Lauie Jamisen of Barrington, N.J.; a sister, Viola Ragel of Clearwater, Fla; and nine grandchildren.

Services were private.

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