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Lucille MacPherson

January 1, 1974

1974 – Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

An active and enthusiastic person, Lucille MacPherson devoted a lifetime of involvement to many educational, civic and humanitarian organizations. Among them, the Mother’s Club, Detroit Country Day School, and Mother’s Club of Bloomfield Hills Academy, member, Board of Trustees, Bloomfield Hills Academy, secretary, Project Hope; project evaluation chairman, the TB and Health Society; member Detroit Symphony Orchestra; member, Founders Society, the Detroit Institute of Arts; member, the Village Women’s Club; historian, Cranbrook Branch, W.U.F. and G.A.; associated member, Fort Pontchartrain Chapter, D.A.R.; active member, Piety Hill Chapter, D.A.R.; member, Booster Club, St. Joseph Hospital; member, Detroit chapter of the Northwood National Women’s Board and member of the Executive Committee of the National Women’s Board, Northwood University. Mrs. MacPherson’s late husband, Earle, was an auto industry leader, and invented the “MacPherson strut” among many other automotive innovations. They were the parents of one daughter, Sandra. (Deceased 1990)