Lottie Louise Riekehof Death – Dead | Passed Away – Obituary
Lottie Louise Riekehof Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Lottie Louise Riekehof.
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Lottie Louise Riekehof is dead at 99 on August 2020.
She was well known as an #ASL interpreter, author, and pioneer in the field of professional sign language interpreting.
She wrote the famous ‘THE JOY OF SIGNING’
Lottie Louise Riekehof wrote one of the first curriculums for interpreter educators, and trained interpreters and interpreter educators all over the world. RIP Lottie
Dr. Lottie Louise Riekehof
August 13th, 1920 – August 6th, 2020 a retired dean, administrator, and faculty member, passed away on August 6, one week short of her 100th birthday. She was Gallaudet’s Dean of Women in the early 1970s, and a faculty member and department chair until her retirement in 1990. She was also the author of “The Joy of Signing: A Dictionary of American Signs.” RIP Ma! We the deaf globally will miss.
Growing up as a Deaf, The Joys of Signing written by Lottie Louise Riekehof was among the many Books that redefined me in coping with communication challenges and a great resource of learning sign Language. It made sign language learning look relatively easy.
The Joy of Signing still remains the No. 1 Resources of learning sign language in the world today.
Rest in perfect peace great Woman, You will be greatly missed around the world and in generations to come.
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