Dorothy A. Yeager, 93, Crownsville artist and teacher

September 21, 2005

Dorothy A. Yeager, an artist, teacher and former longtime Crownsville resident, died in her sleep Thursday at Caroline Nursing Home in Denton. She was 93.

Born Dorothy Anne Stone in Baltimore, she was raised in Homeland and graduated in 1930 from Bryn Mawr School.

She earned a bachelor's degree in art from the University of Pennsylvania in 1936.

Mrs. Yeager, who taught art privately, enjoyed landscape and still-life painting in oils.

She was married in 1936 to Dr. George H. Yeager.

Her husband, who was chief of surgery and director of what is now University of Maryland Medical Center, died in 1998.

She was a member of several hospital auxiliaries and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a former communicant of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.

Mrs. Yeager was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Chapel in Crownsville.

Plans for a memorial service are incomplete.

Surviving are a son, G. Harvey Yeager of Stevensville; a daughter, Barbara B. Yeager of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and five grandchildren. Another daughter, Dr. Anne Stone Yeager, died in 1984.

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