10/04/2011 11:35 am ET Updated Dec 04, 2011

Helen 'Happy' Reichert, Cornell University's Oldest Alumna, Dies At 109

Helen "Happy" Reichert '25, who was Cornell's oldest living alumna, is still making contributions to her alma mater -- even in death. Before she died Sunday, Reichert had specifically requested that her obituary ask friends and family to donate to Cornell Medical College in lieu of flowers.

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