Rochester NY: March 22, 2016, died at home after a brief illness. Janis is survived by Daan Zwick, her husband of 27 years, her daughter Laura Dowd, son-in-law David Gallogly, granddaughters Julia, Meredith, Lynn and Rose Gallogly, step-children Melanie Zwick, Nick Zwick, Valerie and Scott Campbell, step-grandchildren Jenny and Amy Campbell, sisters-in-law Patricia Tremper, Barbara Dowd Wright and Carol Dowd Brady, and many fond nieces and nephews. Janis was pre-deceased by her first husband Frank J. Dowd Jr., her children Judith Dowd and Allan Dowd, her brothers Allan Tremper and Barrie Tremper, and sister-in-law Mavis Dowd.
Janis was a graduate of Rockford College, a student organizer in the 1940s, an educator, homemaker, public schools activist, leader in the women’s community, active participant in many community projects in Rochester, and patron of the arts throughout her life. She was a great friend and role model, and will be missed by all who loved and admired her.