Kildonan School founder Diana Hanbury King’s life celebrated

The memorial celebration of Kildonan School founder Diana Hanbury King’s life drew numerous community members and loved ones to a bonfire on Saturday, Sept. 29. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

AMENIA— The legacy of Diana Hanbury King’s life was honored during a weekend celebration at her beloved Kildonan School on Saturday, Sept. 29, and Sunday, Sept. 30.

An educator and dyslexia pioneer, King turned her passion for teaching into a career, leading to the creation of Camp Dunnabeck in Pennsylvania and The Kildonan School in Amenia. She passed away in her home at age 90 on Friday, June 15.

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