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Elisabeth Shaw

Elisabeth L. Shaw, 86, of Cambridge, a retired administrative assistant in aeronautics and astronautics, died on June 14. Ms. Shaw worked at MIT from 1945 until her retirement in 1971. She is survived by her sister, Florence Marno of Cambridge, and a niece and nephew.

Fay D. Martin

Fay D. Martin, 74, of West Yarmouth, formerly of Belmont, died on July 31. Ms. Martin was an administrative assistant in physics from 1951 until her retirement in 1982. She leaves a daughter, Julie Mowry, a son, Peter Martin, and four grandchildren.

Frederick F. Quimby

A funeral Mass was held August 21 for Frederick F. Quimby, 73, of Arlington, who died August 18 following a long illness. Mr. Quimby was a head custodian in Physical Plant from 1964 until his retirement in 1982.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Blair Quimby; three daughters, Ruth Cummisky and Judith and Loretta Quimby, and three grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the Hospice Care, Inc., of Arlington.

Lawrence R. Sprague

Word has been received of the May 27 death of Lawrence R. Sprague, 91, of Boxford. Mr. Sprague was a service staff member at MIT from 1944 until his retirement in 1968. He leaves his wife, Sally R. Sprague.

A version of this article appeared in the September 2, 1992 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 37, Number 4).

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