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MAYE Elizabeth MacKinnon Maye, Jacksonville Florida native died in St. Augustine, Florida where she had lived for the last few years. She attended local schools, then went to New York where she worked as Inspector and house organ co-editor and illustrator for Nedicks Orange Drink shops; studied violin at Mannes Conservatory; sang at Carnegie Hall with the Schola Cantorum; was a receptionist at Sullivan & Cromwell's Wall Street firm of 80 lawyers; taught English and citizenship at the Church for all Nations on the lower east side. After several years as a legal secretary in San Francisco, she went to La Paz, Bolivia with state department as a secretary in the U.S. Embassy. Returning to Jacksonville, she participated in a Great Books discussion group for over 20 years and was moderator for four years. She retired from U.S. Army Engineers, Jacksonville, where she was a secretary in the Public Relations Office and editor of the District's Information Bulletin. She published her novel, ERE THE SUN GO DOWN - A tribute to men. She is survived by several nieces and a nephew and their children, her Godson Marcus Alexander Wally and his partner, Gerald Raymond Leach and many loving friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to National Peace Foundation, P.O. Box 232, Brevard, NC 28712. 1-888-616-1186 Please Sign the Guestbook @
Published in the Florida Times-Union from July 15 to July 19, 2012
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