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Rebecca Brown Corwin ’62

Rebecca Brown Corwin ’62, an educator who advocated for students, died Oct. 18, 2016, in Brighton, Mass. She was 74.

Rebecca earned a B.A. in fine arts from Swarthmore and subsequently received a master’s and an Ed.D. from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. A marriage to R. Lloyd Corwin ended in divorce. Rebecca was a fifth-grade teacher, staff developer, researcher, curriculum developer, and author. As a professor of education at Lesley and Bridgewater state universities, Rebecca stood up for students and the faculty, ever ready to advocate where a voice was needed. She enjoyed reading, knitting, meeting friends, and opening her home to cats.


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