Obit: Lux, Frances Harvey (1919 - 1972)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Lux, Harvey, Hancox

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 1/06/1972

Lux, Frances Harvey (21 March 1919 - 2 January 1972)

Robert Harvey, editor and publisher of The Clerk County Press, has been notified of the death January 2, in Denver, Co, of his sister, Mrs. Frances Harvey Lux, 52. Mrs. Lux, the mother of three children, had been in ill health for several years.

The fifth child of the late Wells F. and Lululee Harvey, Mrs. Lux was born March 21, 1919, in Big Rapids, Mi, where her father was editor and publisher of the Big Rapids Pioneer, a daily newspaper, and the Osceola County Herald at Reed City, Mi, a weekly.

She moved with the family to White Plains, N. Y., in 1929, and was graduated from Harrison High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College, Wellesley, Ma, and received a Bachelor of Education degree from Columbia University, New York City. She taught English for a time in the Port Chester, N. Y., Public School system.

Surviving are three children: Robert Lux, Jr., who was in Greece at the time of his mother’s death; Elizabeth, Salt Lake City, Ut; and Vicky, who was graduated from high school in Denver in May. Also surviving are four brothers and a sister: E. William Harvey, Phoenix, Az; Mrs. Margaret Hancox of Kansas City, Mo; the Press editor; John D. Harvey of Rockford, Il; and Dr. Wells F. Harvey, Jr., of Denver.

Memorial services were to be conducted in Denver Tuesday afternoon. The body was to be cremated, with burial planned in the family cemetery in Bancroft, Mi, 20 miles northeast of Lansing.



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