Magazine article American Libraries

Obituaries

Magazine article American Libraries

Obituaries

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* Marlene Allison, 77, a librarian for Loudoun County (Va.) Public Schools from 1979 until 2002, died December 29. Priorto becoming a school librarian, she worked as a librarian for the US State Department.

* Brian H. Aveney, 74, a librarian for several academic institutions and private companies, died January 22. Aveney had worked at the Library of Congress, University of Pennsylvania, University of California at Berkeley, and Blackwell North America.

* Claire M. Finnigan, 91, a teacher and librarian for 45 years in the Peekskill (N.Y.) City School District, died January 3.

* Louise Catherine Jeffers, 86, a librarian in Guernsey, Wyoming, for more than 20 years, died December 20.

* Nancy Johnson, 65, who served as head law librarian, associate dean for library and information services, and professor of law at Georgia State University in Atlanta between 1980 and 2012, died December 13.

* Sharon Layne, 46, library technician in the Preservation Services department of the Smithsonian Libraries in Washington, D.C., for 26 years, died December 18.

* Christine Wigfall Morris, 92, the first African-American librarian at Clearwater (Fla. …

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