Dorothy B. Hickam, 85, died April 16, 2011, at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach.
She was born in Miami and lived in Vero Beach for seven years, coming from her birthplace.
She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami.
She did a tour with the Peace Corps. She retired from the Dade County School System as a librarian. She was a member of the Unitarian faith.
Survivors include her son, Ross Hickam of Vero Beach; and two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at noon April 28 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach.
Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home and Crematory in Vero Beach.