Judith Ann Hofrichter ’68

Judith Ann Hofrichter ’68, of Bolton, Conn.; Aug. 23, of B-cell lymphoma. She was a Peace Corps volunteer in Turkey from 1968 to 1969 and, after various jobs in California and Connecticut, decided to become a physician. She enrolled in Wesleyan University’s graduate liberal studies program and passed all the required science courses prior to joining UConn’s medical school as the oldest person accepted to the medical school at that time. She followed with a residency at SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse. In 1990 she married and joined the Women’s Health Group of Manchester. She assisted in the births of several babies over the course of her career in ob/gyn medicine before retiring in 2016. In retirement she was an amateur vintner, producing award-winning country wines such as dandelion, rhubarb, and blueberry. She is survived by her husband, Stewart, and two sisters.  


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