Maggie G. Hrabowski, 81, schoolteacherMaggie Geeter...

September 18, 1997

Maggie G. Hrabowski, 81, schoolteacher

Maggie Geeter Hrabowski, a retired teacher who moved to Maryland from Birmingham, Ala., this year to live with relatives, died of kidney failure Sunday at Levindale Geriatric Center. She was 81.

A native of Wetumpka, Ala., Mrs. Hrabowski taught in Birmingham public schools from 1952 to 1978.

She graduated from Alabama State University in 1938 and received a master's degree from Tuskegee Institute in 1963. She did graduate work at Peabody's Teachers College in Nashville, Tenn., in the late 1960s.

The former Maggie Geeter married Freeman A. Hrabowski in 1940. He died in 1978.

Services are Saturday in Birmingham.

She is survived by a son, Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III of Owings Mills; a brother, Alphonsa Geeter of Birmingham; and a grandson.

Elizabeth S. Haynie, 78, educator, founder of group

Elizabeth Steuart Haynie, an educator and a founder of the Baltimore Association for Retarded Children, died of cancer Sunday at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Glen Arm resident was 78.

Mrs. Haynie, who taught retarded children for many years, joined the staff of the old School of the Chimes at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in north Baltimore in 1946.

In the 1950s, she and others founded BARC, which operates schools for retarded youths. She later became director of education for BARC schools. She retired in the 1970s.

The Baltimore native graduated from Western High School in 1937 and Towson State Teachers College in 1941.

She married Otho J. Haynie in 1942 and taught in the city public school system for a year then moved to California for a while.

She was past president of the Rosewood Center Auxiliary and a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Salvation Army.

A memorial service is being planned.

Survivors include her husband; a son, James Steuart Haynie of ** Rosewood; and a sister, Sally Steuart of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 9/18/97

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