Fall 2013

Ruth Brown Peabody ’32, Aug. 19, 2013, in Houlton, Maine, at 101. While working as a teacher at Lawrence High School in Fairfield, Maine, she met her husband, who was the Colby football coach. After raising her family in Houlton, she returned to teaching in the mid-1960s, retiring in 1973. She enjoyed cooking and playing cards, and her favorite place was East Grand Lake, where she and her husband built a cottage. Predeceased by her husband, Woody, she is survived by three sons, five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.