Obituary: Harriet Crocker Jackson Schirmer, M.D., 90
July 20, 2017
Harriet Crocker Jackson Schirmer, M.D., 90 died at Wrangell Medical Center, Wrangell, Alaska on July 10, 2017.
She was born on September 25, 1926 to Myron Robinson Jackson M.D. and Mildred Wicker Jackson M.D. in Oyster Bay, New York on the outskirts of New York City. In high school she competed in sailing and ping pong, and played flute in the band. She continued to enjoy all three activities well into her 60s.
Upon entering medical school at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, she felt strongly that the east coast was saturated with medical providers, and resolved to go somewhere her...