It is with the saddest heart that CBHL has heard of the loss of one of its dearest members, Judy Reed, age 86, who passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.

Her husband John Reed has written a loving tribute in the 2023 March issue of the CBHL Newsletter.

The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries extends its deepest sympathies to John, their family and loved ones. 

Judy received the CBHL Charles Robert Long Award of Extraordinary Merit in 2021. Read press release

We are inviting CBHL members and friends who would like to share a souvenir or an anecdote as well as leaving We are inviting all members to share memories and anecdotes about Judy or forward a sympathy message to be addressed to John and their family on the following post on CBHL website (password protected, password sent by email):

Protected: Dear Judy