Obituary of Ginger McRae
Ginger McRae, 78 years of age, a resident of Blairstown, NJ since 1984, passed away on October 12, 2018 in Fredon, NJ. She was born on July 15, 1940 in Los Angeles, CA. She grew up in the Washington, DC area. She received her BA in liberal arts and literature from George Washington University, Washington, DC. She received her JD law degree from Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. She privately practiced law in Washington, DC. And was a member of the DC bar. She briefly practiced in the health care field before coming to Blairstown permanently in 1984. She first came to Blairstown in 1952, and continued to visit over the years and made her permanent home in 1984. As of 2014, she was a member of the North Warren Democratic Club, Co-founder of the Women's Solidarity Club, the China History Forum, French conversation group, Stroudsburg, PA and a student of French at Ooh-La-La, Blairstown, NJ. While living in Blairstown, she worked as an independent editor for Manhattan publishers, with specialties in cookbooks and literary fiction. Her avocation was writing and published poetry and short fiction, winning several prizes. She was working on a novel at the time of her death.
No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825.
Donations in Ginger's memory may be made to the Pet Adoption League, Hackettstown, NJ or a favorites animal shelter of personal choice.
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