Carol Field was born Carol Helen Hart on March 27, 1940, in Oakland, California and died on March 10, 2017.
She was a cookbook author, writer, and librarian.
Field was known for introducing Americans to the variety of Italian breads with her book The Italian Baker.
She attended Anna Head School for Girls and Wellesley College, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English in 1961.
Field married John Field, an architect who died in February 2017.
They had a son named Matt and a daughter named Alison.
Carol Field passed away at 76 years old.