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Barbara Graves

Graves—Barbara Graves, 104, on December 22, 2017, at home at the Redwoods Retirement Community in Mill Valley, Calif. Barbara was born on May 27, 1913, in Geneva, N.Y., the youngest of seven children. Following college in North Carolina, she worked for the 1939 World’s Fair and then for the British War Relief Society, where she learned about the Red Cross, for which she directed the Rest and Convalescent Homes Division in England beginning in 1942, being awarded a (rare for civilians) Bronze Star for providing recovery furloughs for Allied airmen in 1943–45. She began exploring pacifism and Quakers after🔒

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