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McClure, Georgiann Scott, 1928
 
    Died October 1985

Georgiann Scott was born in 1928 in Barberton, Ohio. She graduated from high school there and from Bowling Green State University in 1950 with a degree in biology. She became a medical technologist and was employed at a Goodyear research laboratory, at St. Lawrence Hospital in Lansing, and with the Atomic Energy Commission in the Regional Poultry Laboratory in East Lansing.

Georgiann married Dr. Jack McClure in 1950 and they had four sons. The McClures moved to Albion in 1961. Jack was a popular area veterinarian who later served as Albion’s mayor.

Georgiann was a very active volunteer in the Albion Community. She served on the Hospital Service League board for ten years and was its president for a two-year term. In 1982 she was appointed the first community relations and development coordinator at Albion Community Hospital. She held that position for several years.

An elder of the First Presbyterian church, Georgiann also sang in the choir. She served on the boards of the Johnson Child Care and Development Center, Alpha Chi Omega sorority advisory group, the E.L.T. Club, and the Women’s Association of Duck Lake Country Club. She was also president of the Southeastern Michigan Veterinarians’ Auxiliary. In addition, she was a busy mother and wife. Her hobbies were golf and bridge. She died suddenly of a heart attack at age 57 in October, 1985.

Source: Albion Public Library, Local History Room

From: Albion AAUW. Some Notable Women of the Albion Area. Albion, Michigan: American Association of University Women. 1998.

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