Martha "Marty" Sykes Hansen

Hansen dies Oct. 21 in vehicle accident

LINCOLN, VT & FORTDAVIS - Martha "Marty" Sykes Hansen was born Aug. 18, 1936, to Vera Paschal Sykes and Fred Sykes. She spent her childhood on her parents' farm in LaPorte, IN. On her way to Fort Davis, she was killed in Erie, Penn., in an accident Oct. 21, 2015. She attended boarding school at Olney Friends School in Barnesville, OH. She then went on to study environmental biology and earn her bachelor's degree at Earlham College in Richmond, IN. After school she served in the Peace Corps and then went on to earn her Master's degree at Michigan State.

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