Helen G. Smith, 100, of Ashland, Ore., died peacefully on March 15, 2013. She was born Helen Lucille Gilbert May 3, 1912, in Peru Neb.
After a brief teaching career, she graduated from Denver University School of Librarianship in 1938. Until her retirement in 1975, she held various library positions in several states, chiefly in children’s work.
She married David D. Smith, an accountant, in 1957. In 1975 they moved from San Francisco to Ashland, where David died in 1984. Both were active in local volunteer organizations.
No services are planned for Mrs. Smith. Memorial gifts may be made to the Ashland Hospice.