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Dock Curtis

 (1906 - 2005)
Dock Curtis was active/lived in New York.  Dock Curtis is known for mural and easel painting.

Biography   Dock Curtis

Following is the obituary of the artist submitted by Ben Curtis, son of the artist:

Dock Curtis, M.D. completed her life on August 23, 2005 at the age of 98, and an extraordinary life it was.  Dock began her life in 1906.  Her father, Barton Olmsted Curtis, an engineer and a bridge builder for the railroad, died when she was little. She grew up in Flushing, NY with her mother, Minnie, a librarian and her brother Henry when Flushing was a quiet village with its tree-lined streets and horse drawn milk wagons.

She survived the Flu epidemic of 1918, but always felt the effects.  She remembered the letters she had received from the battlefields of WWI, from a teenage friend.

She went to Cornell on a scholarshi   ...  Displaying 750 of 4977 characters.

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