Frances S. Meginnis, age 95

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A beloved high school English teacher, Frances Shores Meginnis, died at the age of 95. She gave me some low grades in English composition, which let me know, appropriately, that I wasn’t as smart as I thought I was. As one student recalled, “You quickly realized she was asking you to be better than you were, and there were lots of challenges.”

Her obituary was featured in the Baltimore Sun (among the few remaining newspapers that honors the art of good obituaries).

There’s more to her story, regarding the Fox family. But for now, here is the account of her amazing life. 

 

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