Longtime Tucson resident Jami Ober Gan has released her first novel, “The Lost and Found,” about a woman who finds herself heartbroken and stranded in Tucson and is invited to stay at a ranch. Gan was raised in Tucson and attended the University of Arizona, graduating in 1981 with a master’s degree in deaf education. She taught and consulted in Tucson, Phoenix and Las Vegas, retiring in 2007. She has been active with a variety of local organizations. In 2018 she launched a glass and pottery business, Fired — Kiln Creations by Jami. Local artist Julie Stein created the cover art for “The Lost and Found.” The book is available on Amazon or at www.jamiobergan.com.
Rebekah Rotstein, founder of the “Buff Bones” movement system (www.buff-bones.com), was the subject of an article in Hadassah Magazine’s January/February issue, “Osteoporosis and the Truth About Our Porous Bones,” which chronicles her journey since receiving a osteoporosis diagnosis at age 28. Rotstein, who lives in New York City, grew up in Tucson and attended University High School through her junior year, with her senior year at the North Carolina School of the Arts. She attended Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.