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Lucille S. Shumway Schwichtenberg ’27

Lucille Shumway Schwichtenberg ’27 died October 9, 1995, in Melbourne, Florida. Lucille and Albert H. Schwichtenberg ’26 were married  in 1929. She taught for two years at Mt. Baker School until her marriage in 1929. During Albert's 30-year career with the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps, and his work at the Lovelace Foundation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lucille gave her attention to raising their three children and earned a master’s in library science from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Albert was an boater and fisherman, and the couple spent many summers sailing in the San Juan Islands, Washington, and in the Inland Passage to Alaska. In their later years, they settled in Melbourne. Survivors include Albert, their son, daughters Anna Lou Schwichtenberg Hall ’52 and Joann Schwichtenberg Freimund ’58, 12 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 1997

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