Eileen Rohmer, a long-time science teacher at Piedmont High School, died Sunday evening, according to a posting by family members on her cancer blog. Students at PHS and Millenium High School were notified of her death Monday morning.
Rohmer had been undergoing treatment for brain cancer since the autumn of 2011. You may read more about her, and the support she received during her illness from PHS colleagues and students, in PHS Stitches Together Support for Science Teacher.
If you would like to make a donation in Rohmer's memory, her family says she wished for any gifts to go toward breast cancer research. To make a donation to the University of California, San Francisco, where she received care: go to this UCSF link.
-choose 'Choose a designation' under "MAKE A GIFT"
-choose 'other' and write "BREAST CANCER RESEARCH"
-under "WHAT TYPE OF GIFT WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE?" choose an amount to donate and check the box that says "This contribution is in honor or memory of someone."
-choose gift type "In Memory of"
-fill in Eileen Rohmer