SHIRLEY LOTTIER, 72, died Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at her residence in Lexington, KY. Born July 7, 1934 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late William Irving Lottier and Bernice Short Lottier. She is survived by her daughter Robin Durant; a brother, William Irving Lottier, Jr., both of Baltimore, MD and her good friend, Joanne Bell. She was preceded in death by a sister, Marchita. Mrs. Hughes was a graduate of Morgan State University and the Univeristy of Pennsylvania. She was a retired Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, College of medicine. Her past career accomplishments and positions include Chief Social Worker, renal and Transplant Program, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Principal Investigator, Friends of Psychiatric Research, Inc., Baltimore, MD, Manager of Family and Children Services and Director of Adoption Program, San Francisco Department of Social Services. Her recent volunteer service includes, the Kentucky Horse Park, Hospice of the Bluegrass and Central Kentucky kidney Foundation, where she was recognized as outstanding Member of the Board on several occasions. She was also an early member of the Board of Jessamine County Hospice. Mrs. Hughes was a Kentucky Colonel, in recognition of her services to the community. She also served as former Treasurer and member of the Board of the Stonewall Neighborhood Association. her interests included theater, travel, both domestic and overseas, particularly Africa. She was the owner of Shalcey Farm, which bred and raced thoroughbreds here and aboard and was a lifelong owner and friend of great Danes. The family wishes to thank caregivers Joyce Rodgers, Lucy Morgan and Tabitha Noble, the staff of Hospice of the Bluegrass, and many friends and neighbors for their loving support. A Memorial Service will be planned at a later date. Contributions in her name to research by the National ALS Association, 27001 Agoura Rd., Suite 150, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301 or www.alsa.org/donate or to the Hospice of the bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY, will be gratefully received.
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