October 11, 1951 ~ January 16, 2023
Born in: Watertown, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY
Jane Laidlaw Lyth
10/11/1951 – 01/16/2023
Rochester, NY –
Jane was raised in Hammond, NY. She is predeceased by her parents Merle and Helena Laidlaw. She is survived by her sister Amy Laidlaw Quattrociocchi, brother-in-law Michael Quattrociocchi, niece Laura Quattrociocchi (Patrick Griffin), and nephew Max Quattrociocchi (Jamie Cobb), great nephews Ebon, Rowan, Kieran, Leo, “Little Buddy” Logan Tyler, Godson, Eric Ramsperger and Caitlin Ramsperger, Byron Lyth III and Kelly Lyth, and Cindy Parnell. Also many relatives and friends through all of Jane’s walks of life.
Jane attended SUNY Oswego, SUNY Brockport and got her Masters at Nazareth College. She retired from the Rochester City School District where she was a speech and language therapist for 29 years. She received Educator of the year. She was a member of the RTA and a union rep. Jane was the beloved Director of Camp Smile, a camp for blind and visually impaired children and youth for 45+ years. She received The Masonic DeWitte Clinton Award for exceptional Voluntary Service to the community. She was a youth leader for many years at Bethany Presbyterian Church and volunteered at Cameron Street Ministries. For many years she spent a week working on homes for Habitat for Humanity. She opened her home to the “Walking Boys”, refugees from South Sudan. Jane lived her life fully and to the service of others. She was always there to lend a helping hand and a caring heart.
Jane’s visitation will be held Sunday, February 5th 1PM – 3PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Rd. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to daybyde.org or Campsmile.org. For more information and to sign her online guestbook visit www.meesonfamily.com