Elizabeth Starkey Charette ’46, of Albuquerque

Elizabeth Starkey Charette ’46, of Albuquerque; Aug. 3. Prior to settling in Albuquerque, where she was an ESL instructor at Albuquerque Tech Vocational Institute, she traveled and lived around the world with her husband, a U.S. diplomat. She lived in Korea, Nicaragua, Uruguay, and Guyana while teaching, writing, and earning two master’s degrees. She also earned a doctorate in educational linguistics from the Univ. of New Mexico. She published numerous scholarly papers, received a fellowship to Hunter College, and was a columnist for newspapers in Seoul, Korea; and Washington, D.C. She served as the director of both the American Nicaraguan evening school and Georgetown American University in Guyana and taught English at Kyunggi Girls High School in Seoul. She was an active member of her local church. She is survived by five children.

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