In Memory

In Memory: Fall 2012

Dorothy Aston Bell, WC, ’25, of Oakmont, Calif., died June 5, 2010. Freda Ritz Donovan, A ‘32, of Racine, Wisc., died on May 22. Margaret Brugh Roggow, WC ’34, of Sequim, Wash., died on July 11 (see classnote). Lois Boone Nitzman, WC ’36 of Warren, R.I., died on April 8. Ada Jennings Price, WC ’39, […]

Irreplaceable: Sidney O. Smith Jr., 1927-2012

When Sidney O. Smith Jr. rose to eulogize his friend John Jacobs last November, the former federal judge matter-of-factly stated that he always thought it would have been the other way around. Smith at that time already had been battling cancer, and he knew his days were numbered. The candor, delivered with a characteristic hint […]

Dramatis persona: Grace Hooten Moore, 1917-2012

In a sort of role reversal from Shakespearean England, when Grace Hooten Moore, WC ’38, was a drama and speech student at Brenau College in the 1930s, she had such a deep voice that the only parts she ever landed in theatrical productions at the women’s college were those of men. As one version of […]

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