Kay Haviland Freilich, a genealogical records specialist, died on Sunday, March 20, 2022. She was 81.
In the late 1980s, she discovered her real passion for genealogy and became a board-certified genealogical records specialist in 1994 and then a certified genealogical lecturer. In 2012, she was elected as a fellow of the National Genealogical Society.
She was president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists from 2002 to 2004 and was also a trustee and a member-at-large.
Freilich authored several articles focused primarily on genealogical research techniques in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. In 2014, she and her husband authored Genealogy and the Law: A Guide to Legal Sources for the Family Historian.
Her obituary is available at: https://bit.ly/363Zb5i.