A death, and a memorial

Mary R. Faulkner, age 92, the mother of Donald Faulkner, director of The New York State Writers Institute, passed away Saturday, Nov. 25 in Ft. Myers Beach, FL. She was born July 3, 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pa. She and her late husband, John V. Faulkner were married on May 27, 1937, in Pittsburgh. John passed away in 1976.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to a special fund established in her name at The New York State Writers Institute to promote the work of young writers. Contributions to the Mary Faulkner Fund for Young Writers may be made by check, identifying the Fund, to the University at Albany Foundation, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12222.


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