DescriptionAlice "Putty" Willets grew up in Swarthmore, and has lived here nearly 100 years. She is interviewed by her former gym class student who is now also a senior citizen, Barbara Bernhardt.
Putty taught gym for decades. She was on Borough Council, was the first woman to run for Mayor. With her friend Irma Zimmer, she founded the Swarthmore Senior Citizens Association. Putty is still full of fresh ideas for how to improve Swarthmore.
Swarthmore Public Library