Elizabeth "Jill" Bertrand, 71, of Brookfield, Massachusetts, died on May 2, 2015, at Anthony Shawnee Hospital, Shawnee, OK, after a brief illness while on a road trip with her husband Gordon.
Jill grew up in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, where she attended Friends Academy. She earned her high school diploma at St. Mary's in the Mountains, Littleton, New Hampshire, and a B.A. degree in 1965 from her beloved Bennington College.
After college, Jill had numerous jobs - she described her resume as akin to the Yellow Pages, but derived great satisfaction for many years working as an electrical draftsman designing complex printed circuit boards for Teradyne and other local companies.