In memory of
Tice, Carol 10/6/1931 - 10/4/2016 Ann Arbor Carol passed peacefully surrounded by her family. Born in Asheville, North Carolina to Amos and Fern Hoff, she grew up in Arizona on the Pima/Papago reservation and in Phoenix. She graduated from Manchester College IN and received her M.Ed. from Cornell University. Carol is survived by her two brothers, Wilber and Edward Hoff, two children, Karin Tice Szocik and Jonathan Tice, and three grandchildren, Katherine Szocik, Michael Szocik and Jonathan Tice Jr. Carol loved her family, friends, community and the world. With roots in the Brethren church, she spent her entire life actively engaged in community service. As an art teacher in the Ann Arbor Public Schools, she developed Teaching-Learning Communities (T-LC), an innovative intergenerational mentors program. She piloted T-LC in the Ann Arbor Public Schools before disseminating the concepts nationally and internationally. Carol was a Presidential Appointed Commissioner for the U.S. National Commission on the International Year of the Child. She worked successfully on pregnancy prevention on Chicago's south side and, most recently, taught children art at Peace Neighborhood Center in Ann Arbor. Carol received many awards over her lifetime. She was the founder of Visual Arts at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and a longtime member of their Board of Directors. Carol also loved music and sang in the First Presbyterian Church choir. These are a few of her many accomplishments. Carol's professional papers are archived at the Bentley Historical Library (U of M). Lifespan Resources, the nonprofit she established in support of intergenerational education, service and research will be continued by her daughter and granddaughter. Memorial gifts to further Carol's life work can be given to: Lifespan Resources 1427 Warrington Circle, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Memories and/or stories are also valued. Carol lived her life through a positive lens. She was much loved and will be missed by all. Please join us to celebrate Carol Tice's life on November 12, 2016 at 2 pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. All are welcome.
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