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Philip Gilbert ’48

Philip, an inspirational Quaker light who was predeceased by his matchbox wife, Alice Higley Gilbert ’48, died Nov. 28, 2018.

Beloved for the way he lived every aspect of his life to help others, Phil was devoted to serving the Religious Society of Friends on the national and local levels, including acting as honorary curator of Friends Historical Library and an advocate and ally for Swarthmore College.

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