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Sally L. (Harrigan) Howes (1929-2006)

This is the obituary of USCF life member Sally L. (Harrigan) Howes, who died on June 12, 2006 - one day before her 77th birthday - in Holyoke, MA. She became the first female president of the Massachusetts Chess Association in the 1970s. The most notable tournaments she organized and directed in Western Massachusetts were the well-attended Eastfield Mall Opens in Springfield, MA, in the 1970s. Her obituary appeared on June 14, 2006, in the Springfield Republican newspaper: http://www.legacy.com/MassLive/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=18111362.

Submitted by George Mirijanian, President of Massachusetts Chess Association.

Sally L. Howes- may you Rest In Peace.