Wow! I’m really in shock and saddened by this news.
She was indeed a tireless advocate for CONSER and PCC.
I, too, remember her sense of humor. I also remember how her booming voice carried so well, even in a big room. She was always quick to weigh in to help someone else, and I appreciated her practical approach to finding solutions to problems.
I also worked with Naomi on ALCTS committees, so I had a lot of interaction over the years.
My thoughts are with her family and colleagues at the University of Florida during this difficult time.
Team Leader for Cataloging
Ralph J. Bunche Library
U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-2191 (voice)
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Dear PCC Colleagues,
Many of you have come to know Naomi K. Young, CONSER representative from the University of Florida. I am very sad to report that Naomi was killed in an accident on Saturday, December 19 here in Gainesville. Naomi was our Principal Serials Cataloger for 15 years and a participated very actively in CONSER. She was well known for her courage, kindness and sense of humor. We will miss her greatly.
Jimmie Lundgren, University Librarian Emeritus
Interim Chair of Cataloging & Discovery Services Department
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117004
1508 Union Road, Room 406
Gainesville, FL 32611-7004
Telephone: (352) 273-2852
Fax: (352) 392-4788