August 31, 1969 - December 25, 2015
Dr. Hilary Catherine Walton, 46, of Lyndhurst, OH, beloved daughter of Julie H. Walton of Ellicott City, MD, died at home on December 25, 2015. Born in Asheville, NC, Hilary spent much of her childhood in the North of England, where her father, Brian George Walton (deceased), was from. She received a PhD in Biology from Ohio State University in 2005, worked in academic publishing and science writing in NYC, and taught biology at Case Western Reserve University from 2009-2013. Hilary will be dearly missed by her family and many friends. A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Resurrection in Ellicott City, MD, at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 13 with visitation prior, beginning at 1:00 pm, and a reception following. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the HC Walton Foundation, a foundation being established in her name to combat bullying.