Counterpoint Fall 2018 • Obituaries • Page 10
CUTTINGSVILLE – Barbara B. Hoffman, 73, of Cuttingsville, VT, a longtime peer and mental health advocate, died July 31, 2018, at her home. She was born July 30, 1945, in Windham, Maine, the daughter of Howard and Jean (Sanderson) Boardman.
She graduated from Bank Street School for Education in NYC with a master’s degree in education and worked for over 20 years as a resident coordinator at Spring Lake Ranch. An advocate for social and migrant justice issues, she was also interested in Progressive Party politics, taught folk dancing and sang in Trillium.
She was a member of the Community Advisory Committee for the psychiatric inpatient program at Rutland Regional Medical Center.