Jane Schad, 95, died Nov. 25, 2020 at Kaiser Fontana Hospital. After hip replacement surgery, Jane was transported to a skilled nursing facility for follow-up physical therapy. Three weeks later, she died of septic shock and COVID-19.
Jane was born Oct. 1, 1925, in New Haven, Conn., youngest of three daughters to Dorothy and Charles Sabloff.
As a young woman, Jane attended Yale University’s School of Fine Art & Design for two years (1943 to 1945) at Yale University and she worked as a cartoonist for Koppel Productions.
At the end of WWII, Jane met and two weeks later, eloped with the love of her life, Floyd Schad, a handsome sailor whose wartime Naval duties were just ending.
With a handful of ration stamps as wedding presents, for fuel and tires, the couple set out across country for San Luis Obispo, where Floyd’s parents resided.
In 1946, following…