Joan Zawoiski Lewis, a former children's librarian in Meriden and Wallingford died of pancreatic cancer on Saturday, May 7, in Charlottesville, Va., according to both the Times-Leader and Citizen's Voice of Wilkes-Barre, PA.
Lewis, during the 20 months following her initial diagnosis, reportedly completed a "bucket list" of items, like seeing the Women's UCONN Basketball team play in this year's NCAA tournament, and also asked friends and family throughout the world to do good deeds in her honor.
An extensive obituary is on the Times-Leader site here.
A story on Lewis is in the Citizen's Voice here.
A website devoted to Lewis, with photos, stories, a guestbook, and more is here.
A story in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the visit Lewis made with the UCONN Women's Basketball team is here.