Nancy Grau, 75, kindergarten teacherNancy Grau, a longtime...

September 21, 1998

Nancy Grau, 75, kindergarten teacher

Nancy Grau, a longtime kindergarten teacher in Baltimore-area private and public schools, died Friday of multiple organ failure after heart surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Lutherville resident was 75.

Raised in Lynchburg and Danville, Va., the former Nancy Goolsby graduated from Beaver College near Philadelphia and taught in New Jersey and Virginia.

In Danville, she met and married Russel L. Grau, an industrial arts teacher in her school. They moved to Baltimore in 1954, and Mrs. Grau returned to teaching in 1959 -- working at Friends School until 1970 and then at Chase and Berkshire elementaries in Baltimore County until she retired in 1983.

Mr. Grau, who taught in Baltimore City and County schools, died in 1993.

Mrs. Grau was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and United Daughters of the Confederacy, an active bridge player, and member of book clubs. She also was active at Central Presbyterian Church, 7308 York Road in Towson, where services will be held at 1 p.m. today.

Survivors include two sons, Bruce Grau of Sparks and Rawley Grau of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

Agnes Elizabeth Hunter, 94, former teacher

Agnes Elizabeth Hunter, a former educator and homemaker, died Thursday of congestive heart failure at Fairhaven Retirement Community. She was 94.

Mrs. Hunter, who had resided at the Sykesville retirement community since 1983, was a longtime Northwood resident.

The former Agnes E. Marrian was born in West Arlington and graduated from Western High School in 1922. She earned a teaching degree from the old State Normal School, now Towson University, in 1924. She taught at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in the city from 1924 until 1933, when she married William Falkner Hunter Sr.

Mr. Hunter, a retired sales supervisor for the Koppers Co., died in 1989.

Mrs. Hunter, who enjoyed flower arranging, was a member and former president of the Garden Gate Club of Northwood. For many years, she was a member of Sew 'n' Sew, a sewing group.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fairhaven.

She is survived by a son, William Falkner Hunter Jr. of Towson; and two grandsons.

Annis M. Dosh, 94, longtime Govans resident

Annis M. Dosh, a homemaker, died Friday of respiratory failure at Manor Care Nursing Home in Ruxton. She was 94.

The longtime Govans area resident had resided at the nursing home for about nine months.

The former Annis Ellen Marley was born in Towson and graduated from the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1926. She worked briefly as a private duty registered nurse before she married William Lynn Dosh in 1927. He died in 1969.

Mrs. Dosh was a longtime member of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Cedarcroft and the Women's Guild there. She also was active in the Women's Club of Govans and the Govans Troop of the Girl Scouts of America.

She is survived by several cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Mitchell-Wiedefield Funeral Home, 6500 York Road.

Marc Feldman, 49, law school professor

Marc Feldman, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Law, died Wednesday of a brain tumor at his home in Baltimore. He was 49.

Mr. Feldman, who joined the law school in 1988, designed and taught courses for the legal theory and practice program, and was known for his efforts to impress upon students a career-long responsibility to help the poor.

He wrote and spoke extensively on providing legal services for the poor and trained legal services attorneys around the country. He worked with the Baltimore City Lead Poisoning Prevention Task Force and was legal adviser to Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc., a fair housing group.

The Nashville, Tenn., native joined Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) after graduating from high school. He was a 1971 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, and he received a master's degree in law from Harvard Law School in 1981.

A graveside memorial service was held Friday.

He is survived by his mother, Phyllis Feldman Katzoff of Boynton Beach, Fla.; and a brother, Ted Feldman of Nashville.

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