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R.I.P. Elizabeth Ring, 98, Oct. 2019 (nature writer)
(too old to reply)
l***@yahoo.com
2020-06-30 05:10:17 UTC
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Aka Elizabeth Ring Hennefrund, she lived in Woodbury, Connecticut.

Her subjects included working dogs, the cecropia moth, the loon, the monarch butterfly, Thoreau, Rachel Carson, wetlands, grasslands, decomposition, and this book:

Tiger lilies and other beastly plants, 1984
("Describes several plants that remind us in some way of animals, including the foxglove, pussy willow, skunk cabbage, and snapdragon")

http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n84056352/
(booklist with synopses)

https://www.jacketflap.com/elizabeth-ring/45627
(Book covers)

https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/68576.Elizabeth_Ring
(reader reviews)

https://archivesspace.middlebury.edu/archival_objects/hennefrund_elizabeth_l_ring_class_of_1944
(40th anniversary reunion)

Excerpt:

"Elizabeth Louise (Ring) Hennefrund (1920-) was born to Homer Willard and Annice (Ellis) Ring in Chicago, Illinois, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1944. She studied Story Writing and Radio Script at New York University from 1944 to 1945 and worked as a writer for Columbia Broadcasting System from 1945 to 1948. She has worked as a writer and teacher throughout her life, and has authored over twenty children's books. She married William L. Hennefrund in 1946 and had two children: Joan and Kristin."
l***@yahoo.com
2020-06-30 05:19:21 UTC
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https://issuu.com/nmhschool/docs/nmh_spring_2020_class_notes
(her death date - it's on the bottom of page 48, on the left, and you have to look closely to confirm the page number)
l***@yahoo.com
2020-06-30 05:27:09 UTC
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https://archive.org/stream/middleburyNewspapers_Newsletter_2018_V92N02/Newsletter_2018_V92N02_djvu.txt
(Middlebury College Magazine from 2018 - she's in there somewhere)


Lenona.

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