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Fae Gloria Jacobson MacCamy ’48

Fae Gloria Jacobson MacCamy ’48, July 6, 2006, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from lung cancer. Fae received a BA from Reed in economics. In 1951, she married Richard C. MacCamy ’49. The couple moved to Pittsburgh, where they raised three children, and where she later earned a master’s degree in history from Carnegie Mellon University. She taught high school history and economics classes at Winchester Thurston School in Shadyside for 20 years, retiring in 1989. She volunteered with the League of Women Voters and for a women’s shelter. Survivors include her husband, two daughters and a son, and six grandchildren. Her sister, Sylvia Jacobson Eisendorf ’35, also graduated from Reed.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2006

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