> Mavis J. Darcy
...ELYRIA -- Mavis J. Darcy, 60, of Elyria, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007, at Lakewood Hospital. She was born May 19, 1947, in Elyria where she was a life-long resident.She graduated from Elyria High School in 1965, where she was a member of the National Honors Society and National Thespians.She graduated from Miami University in Oxford with a bachelor of science degree in education and a master of arts degree in teaching.She also received a masters in Latin from Millersville University in Millersville, Pa.
Click Here!> > Ms. Darcy taught English and Latin for 32 years at Clearview High School, retiring in 2001.She
created an academic course called "Detective Novel" which dealt with student exhibits of real life crimes.She
was involved in the 1995 investigation of the Sam Shepard murder trial.The exhibits from that investigation were influential in obtaining a new trial.She was a member of the Commanders' Club of the Disabled American Veterans.Her
name is listed on the Wall of Tolerance in Alabama.She
traveled in 44 states and 20 European countries.She loved dogs and rabbits and was an amateur genealogist.She
also enjoyed reading and stamp and coin collecting.