Monday, December 13, 2010

Maudie Lawson, 1955-2010

Maudie A. Lawson, news librarian at the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader, has passed away from colon cancer at the age of 55. She once worked as an obituary writer, and took the unique opportunity to write her own obit.

She asked that memorials be sent to the Hart Cemetery C/O Pattie Ayers, HC 2 Box 2794, Theodosia, Mo. 65761; Community Christian Church of Springfield, 4806 E. Cherry, Springfield, Mo. 65809 or Hospice & Palliative Care, 1538 S. Enterprise, Springfield, Mo. 65804.