Well Known Filmmaker, Therapist Dies On Nantucket

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NANTUCKET – Jenny Phillips, 76, wife of Boston Globe State House bureau chief Frank Phillips, died Monday after an apparent drowning off Nantucket.

According to a story in the Globe, Jenny Phillps was in a sailboat about a quarter mile off shore when she decided to swim to shore, which she did on a regular basis, according to her husband.

Her body was later recovered on a beach in the Wauwinet area between 6:30 and 7 Monday night.

Jenny Phillips was considered an accomplished filmmaker and therapist films include Beyond the Wall and The Dhamma Brothers, both focused on social justice issues.

In addition, she continued to see patients on a part time basis in Concord, she was vacationing on the island.

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