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Doris Sease Penick ’48

Doris Sease Penick ’48 passed away Nov. 29 in Georgetown. She was an accomplished violinist at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, LSU, Centenary College in La., University of Texas at Austin, and the Fort Worth Conservatory. She married Cochrane Penick in 1936, and then they spent five months as freelance musicians in New York City. They moved to Texas in 1937 for a ten-year period of studying, teaching, and performing, with stints in Austin, Fort Worth, and Belton. They ultimately moved to Georgetown, where Doris continued teaching violin and joined the Southwestern University and Austin Symphony orchestras. Doris taught and played violin up until the final weeks of her life. She was an honorary member of the Georgetown Music Study Club, and a generous contributor to charities.