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In Memoriam: Kay McClure, Wife of Founding Head of School Doug McClure
In Memoriam: Kay McClure, Wife of Founding Head of School Doug McClure

This memorial notice was prepared by former Head of School, past parent and current Trustee Sandy Bing h '87.

Kay McClure, wife of Princeton Day School's founding Head of School, Doug McClure, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 26 at her home in Maine. Kay and Doug served PDS from 1966-1982 and were instrumental in creating the intellectual, academic and cultural tone that exists to the current day.

Kay was an integral part of the Princeton Day School and Princeton communities. She was involved in the architecture and wood shop programs at the School and was well known for her Christmas parties, scavenger hunts and many faculty gatherings. A generous friend to many, Kay often opened up her home to students and faculty who needed a place to stay.

Kay is survived by four children: Kathleen (Kathy) McClure Lowell '71, Anne (Annie) McClure Noel '76, Douglas (Doug) O. McClure, Jr. '82 and Peter Q. McClure '85.

A gathering to remember Kay will be held at Princeton Day School on Saturday, December 8 at 2pm.

Photo: Kay with her husband, Princeton Day School's founding Head of School Doug McClure