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From: "Peter McCrae" <>
Subject: [WORLD-OBITS] MCKEOUGH: Anna McKeough
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2007 15:56:11 -0000


ANNA McKEOUGH ("Anne") MEAD, was a onetime newspaper reporter, theater
publicist, arts administrator and community volunteer. She was assistant to
Conductor Walter Herbert at the Houston Grand Opera in the 1960s and
administrator of The Rothko Chapel in the `70s. In the 1980s Mayor Kathy
Whitmire honored her with a civic service award for her work in the Montrose
area's Neartown Association. Anna was the mother of six, the grandmother of
13 and the great-grandmother of 13. An infant son, Michael, and her husband
Ralph Mead, the late theater and television director, preceded her in death.
Anna slipped gently away on the last day of September, the month in which
she was born 99 years ago. The family invites all to a memorial service on
Fri Oct 12, 3pm at the Rothko Chapel,1409 Sul Ross. Memorial donations may
be sent to The Rothko Chapel or the Houston Grand Opera.

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