Gail Hartzell

We are saddened to report the death of Gail Hartzell, retired librarian from Valparaiso University Law Library and Professor Emeritus at Valparaiso University Law School, who passed away on October 21, 2013. Gail was very active in the Chicago Association of Law Libraries, serving on the CRIV and Archives committees, co-chairing the Membership and Bulletin committees, and serving as Director of the CALL Board from 2009 to 2011. Last May, Gail received the CALL Lifetime Achievement in Law Librarianship Award.

Gail’s obituary can be found at

Gail is survived by Thomas Hartzell, her husband of 45 years, three sons, a sister, eight grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Join us in offering her family and friends our sincerest condolences during this sad time. We will all miss her as a colleague and friend after her many years of loyal service to CALL.

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