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Hildegard Peplau, PhD, RN, FAAN, "Mother of psychiatric nursing," died at the age of 89 in 1999. She served the ANA as exec. director & later as president, & received nursing's highest honor, the Christiane Reimann Prize. In 1996, the American Academy of Nursing honored her as a "Living Legend," &, in 1998, the ANA inducted her into its Hall of Fame. During her 50 year career Peplau was an innovative educator & advocate for the mentally ill introducing the idea of "nurse-patient…