The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) flag will be lowered on Thursday, March 8, 2018, in memory of former UNO faculty member Dr. Jacqueline D. St. John.
Dr. St. John passed away on Friday, March 2, she was 83 at the time of her death. Her services will take place Thursday, March 8.
Dr. St. John was a Professor of History at UNO from 1968 to 1996 where she taught Russian and Soviet History. She is also responsible for forming the Omaha Chapter of the National Organization for Women and served as their first president. Also during her time at UNO, Dr. St. John initiated one of the first Women’s History courses and chaired the Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Women.
Dr. St. John is survived by her sister, Margaret Claire Crull; as well as nieces, Debra A. Saxton (James), Cheryl Crull Miller (Peter), Marcia J. Knobel (John), Michelle Laframboise (Philip) and nephew Brian G Crull.
Our thoughts and condolences are with Jacqueline’s loved ones during this difficult time.