Tuesday, November 27, 2012

We Will Miss Kit Ward

Kit Ward came to the Taos Summer Writers' Conference in 2011 as a publishing consultant. Her gracious manner and encouragement of everyone she met and worked with was so appreciated. 

WARD, Christina L. (Potter) Of Weymouth, formerly of Lowell and Scituate, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19th, 2012 at the Leahy Clinic in Burlington after a brief illness. She was 59. She worked as an acquiring editor at Little Brown Publishers in Boston before founding Christina Ward Literary Agency. She later became co-owner of The Ward & Balkin Agency, Inc. She had a special interest in working closely with writers and was a guest faculty member at several writers' conferences throughout the United States. Beloved wife of George W. Ward of Weymouth and mother of Devin T. Ward of Milwaukee, WI, and Gareth M. Ward of Malden. Daughter of Thomas V. and Betty Hamlin Potter of Weymouth. Sister of Stephen Potter of Georgia, Van Potter of Arizona and Rebecca Hulbert of Plymouth. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ward was an avid gardener and reader and had a wide and varied interest in literature and poetry. She was a loving wife, mother and daughter. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Saturday, Nov. 24th at 1 PM at the Old Ship Church, 90 Main St., Hingham. Visiting hours and flowers omitted by request. Rather than flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Old Ship Church, Access to Education Fund, 107 Main St., Hingham, MA 02043. The interment is to be private. For online guestbook, pleasevisit www.downingchapel.com.

From Boston.com

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