Gloria Hayes Kremer, 89, of Jenkintown, a writer for children and adults, died of a heart attack Thursday, Oct. 3, at Abington Memorial Hospital.
Gloria Fanette Lorch grew up in Tioga and later moved to Jenkintown. She graduated from Gratz High School and spent a year at Temple University before withdrawing due to her father's death.
Mrs. Kremer's career initially centered on youngsters. She composed a musical adaptation of "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" that was performed in 1963 at the Academy of Music and staged in 2003 at the Hedgerow Theatre in Rose Valley.
She performed in two shows, Horatio and Me and Captain Noah and His Magical Ark, on local TV.