Joyce A. Miller, Ph.D
12/25/1950 - 12/25/2020

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Dr. Joyce Miller, our inspirational leader, our sage counsel, and our dear friend.

On Friday, the world lost one of its strongest advocates for Families and Early Childhood Education. Keeping true to the values she instilled in all of us, we are dedicated to continuing forward, carrying out her wishes and focusing on innovations, which align to her JAM Team Foundation (

Joyce’s obituary appeared in Sunday’s Erie Times News.
Please keep Joyce and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully asks that donations be made to Joyce's foundation which aims to establish a 24-hour childcare facility for the working parents of Erie:

We look forward to celebrating her amazing life at a time in the future when it will be safe to do so.