Fall 2012

Olive Pullen Palmer ’40, July 26, 2012, in Augusta, Maine, at 95. Among the first to join the Navy WAVES in 1943, she served as a cartographer in the Navy’s Hydrographic Office in Washington, D.C., and was invited to the White House for tea with Eleanor Roosevelt. She taught school in Maine for more than 20 years. Predeceased by her sister Ruth Pullen ’33, she is survived by a daughter, a son, four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.