Nancy Connely and Ann Packard

Born: September 6, 1922

Died: May 27, 2009

Married: Dr. Anthony T. Ladd in March, 1956

Children: Robert Anthony Ladd and Sarah Meiklejohn

Ann Packard Ladd was born in Saranac Lake, a daughter of Dr. Edward N. Packard and Mary Bissell Betts Packard. Growing up she was a friend and neighbor of Nancy Connely. As teenagers the two visited Dick Ray at the Trudeau Sanatorium and at the Ray Brook State Hospital; they are pictured on pages 30 and 34 in Ray's book, Saranac, 1937-1940. Ann Packard of 142 Park Avenue is pictured in the 1938 Canaras as a graduating senior at Saranac Lake High School; she graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1939, and from Wellesley College in 1944.

Ann Ladd's obituary was published in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in 2009. She is buried in the family plot in Pine Ridge Cemetery.