Martha Genevieve Meade, associate superintendent of education for Jefferson Union High School District, was killed in a car accident in Minnesota on June 25, 2012. Born April 3, 1957, in Mt. Pleasant, Martha touched many lives, both through her 22-year career in public education and because of her outgoing personality and the caring, attentive way that she lived.
Local survivors include brother Richard of North Liberty.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to two scholarships in her name: The Martha Genevieve Meade Memorial Scholarship, c/o Luther College Development Office, 700 College Dr., Decorah IA 52101, and the Martha Meade Scholarship, c/o Jefferson Union High School District, 699 Serramonte Blvd., Ste. 100, Daly City CA 94015.
A celebration of her life will be held Aug. 11, 10 a.m., at St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco.