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Gerrish Thurber ’28 *29

Published in Jan. 24, 2001, issue

We report sadly that Gerrish died Sept. 6, 2000. For some years, he and his wife, Mary Catherine, resided at the Meadow Lakes retirement community in Hightstown, N.J. Gerrish came to Princeton from the Lawrenceville School and retained a special devotion to both institutions.

He earned a master's in English from Princeton and, for years thereafter, was Lawrenceville's librarian. During this period, he contributed articles to various library publications. He married Mary Catherine, a graduate of Wellesley College, in 1937. They were both music lovers. At Princeton, Gerrish was a member of the Society of Amateur Musicians.

Mary Catherine writes, "My late husband was one of a large Princeton family. His father, three brothers of his mother, his son, and recently his granddaughter, are all Princeton graduates."

To his wife, his son, and all the family, the class extends deepest sympathy.

The Class of 1928

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