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Elizabeth Wilkins McMaster '53

Elizabeth Wilkins McMaster '53, who earned a master’s in social work from Columbia University and built a lengthy career helping others, died Aug. 21, 2017.

A Francophile whose husband described her as a “7-star cook,” Betsy was a longtime pillar of a Providence, R.I., women's debating society, the Shakespeare Society, and a book group. She was renowned for her quiet optimism, determination, compassion, and strength.

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