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obit for Eunice Smith

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Posted: 1012241788000
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The following obit originated with the Concord Monitor, in Concord, N.H. The Monitor does not guarantee the accuracy of original content that now resides off its web site.

Eunice Smith

Saturday, January, 26, 2002

Eunice Smith, 89, of Concord, died Jan. 16. She was raised in Madison, Wis., the daugter of Alice and Paul Clark. She lived in North Easton, Mass., moving to Havenwood Retirement Community in 1989. Smith graduated from Radcliffe College magna cum laude in 1934, earned a master's degree in 1935 and a Ph.D. in 1945, both at the University of Wisconsin. She worked as an American Friends Service Committee volunteer at Secours Quaker in Paris; taught French at Skidmore College and SUNY in Albany; co-authored a textbook on French literature; and worked at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., retiring in 1978. She was active in the North Easton, Mass., commuity, served on many committees at Havenwood and participated in Concord Monthly Meetings of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). She enjoyed gardening, field botany, birding, swimming, chamber music, poetry, women's issues and Franco-phone African literature. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Kendall Standly of Pittsburgh; a stepson, Chard Smith Jr. of Rand, Colo.; a brother, Arnold Clark of Livermore, Calif.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four nephews and a niece. Her husband, Chard Smith, died in 1977. A Quaker Memorial Meeting will be held Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. in Havenwood Auditorium. Donations may be made to the American Friends Service Committee.

Note: I am of no relation, but my sympathies go out to those of you who are.

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