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Lorraine Raglin

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icon June 25, 1953 - September 22, 2008 Lorraine was the 3rd child born to Lenwood and Louise Marshall Raglin in Washington, D.C. . She graduated from McKinley Tech public high school in Wash. D.C. and went on to earned a BA degree in psychology and sociology from Trinity College in Hartford Conn. After college, she moved to LA and completed the Director's Guild Training (DGA) program. She worked in the industry for 20 years on such programs as Ali Beal, Family Matters, Taxi, Women of Brewster Place, Love Boat, Oh God! Book II, and Dallas in various positions including assistant director and unit, production and stage manager. She also co-authored 2 books: The African American Television Experience and Black Women in Television. Lorraine later earned a Masters in Safety and Health from USC and Masters from UCLA in Library Science Information Management. As a LA public adult librarian, volunteered many hours in reading and computer literacy and developed a community outreach program entitled "Images of America Sawtelle West Los Angeles's Japantown." in 2008. Following a lenthy illness, Lorraine died in the UCLA hospital. She was cremated and buried in Harmony Cemetery, in Landover, Maryland. Predeceasing Lorraine was her brother, Archie Marshall Bragg (TN) and surviving her are sisters Veronica Raglin, Cora Alfreda "Freda" Raglin, and Muriel Louise Raglin-Engel, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2015
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