Mary N. Lush, 97 of Concord, died peacefully on November 25, 2012. She was the beloved wife of 63 years of the late Morley J. Lush. She was the mother of Susan M. Lush of Dorchester, MA and her husband Robert A. Cook, and Allen M. Lush and his wife Gail of Boxborough, MA, grandmother of Stephen, Robert, and David Lush of Boxborough, sister of Margaret Eaton of Rochester, NY and the late Carolyn Crowley of Cranston, RI. Born in East Bridgewater, MA, she was the daughter of the late William and Miriam (Fearing) Nutter. Spent her childhood summers at the family homestead in Brooklin, Maine. Graduated from Melrose High School in 1932 and Simmons College in 1936. She worked as a biochemist at MIT in Cambridge and at the Harvard Department of Legal Medicine. She was married in 1948 and moved to Concord, MA in 1954, where she lived for the remainder of her life. She was a long time member and past president of the West Concord Womens Club, volunteered as a puppet maker at Emerson Hospital, and also worked as a docent at The Old Manse and later at the Concord Museum well into her 90s. She was a great lover of history, particularly Concord history, and crossword puzzles. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 11th at 10:30 AM in Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street, Concord. Donations may be made in her memory to Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Arrangements are under the care of Susan M. Dee and Charles W. Dee, Jr., Dee Funeral Home of Concord. To share a remembrance in Mrs. Lushs guest book visit www.deefuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Concord Journal from Apr. 25 to May 2, 2013