, July 8, 2011, in Gorham, Maine, at 94. She was a housewife and mother but also did some teaching. Active in women’s organizations, she belonged to a literary union, AAUW, and the League of Women Voters. Books, music, and gardening were her passions. Survivors include four children, Marsha, Steven, Susan, and Amy, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.