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BROOKS--Frances (Peggy),

Editor, Longtime Greenwich Village Figure. Aunt Peggy, age 99, died peacefully at home on the night of September 7. She was a Brearley 1936 and Vassar 1940 graduate, member of the Cosmopolitan Club, and dearly beloved aunt, great-aunt, and great-great-aunt. Widow of the composer, John Benson Brooks. Her nieces, Anne Catesby Jones, Mary Riley, Susan Riley, and nephew, Richard Riley and all of her family and friends will dearly miss her.

Published in The New York Times on Sept. 9, 2018
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