‘Her impact will be felt for generations to come.’ Philanthropist Barbara Palmer dies at 93

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By Bret Pallotto

As a longtime philanthropist, Barbara Palmer’s contributions are visible across Centre County, most notably with Penn State’s Palmer Museum of Art. But Palmer, who died Sunday at 93, leaves a legacy that’s more than just a name, those who knew her said Monday.

“Barbara Palmer gave more than just her resources, time and vision to improving our community,” Centre County Commissioner Michael Pipe wrote in an email. “She empowered individuals to be authentic, to express their truths and to compel us to live life to the fullest measure. Her impact will be felt for generations to come.” (Click here to read more)

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