Pauline Schaaf (“Polly”) Greason

Pauline Schaaf (“Polly”) Greason, the wife of President Emeritus A. Leroy Greason H’90, died on September 17, 2007, in Brunswick, Maine.

She was born on April 30, 1924, in Nutley, N.J., and graduated from Nutley High School in 1941 as class valedictorian. She graduated from Wellesley College in 1945 and received a master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Maine at Portland-Gorham in 1974. She became a founding partner in Research Associates, a library services and research firm. Among other projects, she organized the Helen Chase papers at the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives at the College. She served as treasurer of the Abnaki Council of Girl Scouts, treasurer of the League of Women Voters, and a volunteer at the American Red Cross Blood Bank, the Curtis Memorial Library, and the Mid- Coast Hunger Prevention Program. She also served on the Board of Directors of Respite Care, the Pejepscot Historical Society, and the Independence Association. Surviving are her husband, A. LeRoy Greason of Brunswick, the 12th president of the College; two sons, Randall Greason and his wife, Marcia, of Windham, and Douglas Greason and his wife, Pegeen Mulhern, of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; her daughter, Katherine Greason and her co- vivant, Jay Wiley of Hallowell; a brother, Dr. Homer Schaaf of West Chester, Penn.; and four grandchildren.