Sunday, October 21, 2007

Obituary - period ended 11.1.2007

Obituary/Suicide///Man Shot Wife, Then Self, Officials Say/Washington Post/Washington/DC/USA/27-Sep-07/He was treasurer of the Goose Creek Religious Society of Friends in Lincoln for 40 years. Margaret Nichols was found dead about 2 pm Friday after ...

Obituary/Financial Responsibility/Town Mourns For Nichols Family/Leesburg Today/Leesburg/VA/USA/28-Sep-07/... lion's Club for more than 50 years and was a birth-right member of the Goose Creek Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends in Lincoln. ...

Obituary/Socially Responsible Investing/Friends Fiduciary /AFSC/He gave violins a better sound with mobile lab/Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia/PA/USA/23-Sep-07/For 25 years, Mr. Rodgers served on the board of the American Friends Service Committee and was a past treasurer. He had a particular interest in international projects and socially responsible investments, his son said. He was cofounder of the Friends Board Training Service and served on the boards of the Friends Fiduciary Corp.; the Hickman, a Quaker retirement residence in West Chester; and Pendle Hill, a Quaker studies center in Wallingford.

Obituary////Mary Dyer Baizley, 90, WWII Navy veteran, volunteer and athlete/Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia/PA/USA/11-Oct-07/… Mary Dyer Baizley, 90, may not have been a rebellious Quaker like her famous relative, but she had the conviction and feistiness of the 17th-century martyr Mary Dyer, whose statue represents defiant contemplation at the entrance to Friends Center at 15th and Cherry Streets. Mrs. Baizley died of pneumonia Oct. 5 at Roxborough Memorial Hospital.

She had lived at Cathedral Village in Upper Roxborough for 11 years, but was a longtime resident of Chestnut Hill - and she was not a Quaker.

Mrs. Baizley was a direct descendant of Dyer, who was hanged in Boston by Puritans in 1660 for practicing her religion. The seated bronze figure in Philadelphia is a copy of the original in Boston Common.

Mrs. Baizley was born Mary Dyer in 1917 in Hoopeston, Ill. Never a "girly girl," she rode a pony and was a tomboy, her daughter Doris Baizley said.….

Obituary///Fred Allen Wood/Indianapolis Star/Indianapolis/IN/USA/29-Oct-07/Mr. Wood was a lifelong member of Hinkle Creek Friends Church. He played the saxophone and the keyboard, and participated in both jazz band and orchestra. .

Obituary///Dairy Queen owner liked teaching kids/Indianapolis Star/Indianapolis/IN/USA/21-Oct-07/Calling will be from 2 to 6 pm Sunday at Leppert Mortuary, Smith Carmel Chapel. Services will be at 10:30 am Monday at Gray Friends Church. ...

Religious Diversity/Spirituality/Death and Dying/Spring, Barbara/Lama shares gentle acceptance of loss/Albany Times Union/Albany/NY/USA/7-Oct-07/Barbara Spring, a gerontologist from Albany and a Quaker, said Samten's message appealed to people of all faiths because it focused on the spiritual aspects ...


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