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November 14, 1970 ... Remembered

Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash

Elaine Heath


Elaine Lois Heath, the daughter of Guyan I. and Anna Keyser, was born in 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in Philadelphia. She loved being a homeaker along with serving as the President of the local Midas Muffler Company. At the age of 42 she and her husband, Emmett, both perished on the plane crash and left behind her beloved four children: Jeff (19), Holly (15), Kevin (11) and Kathy (18) along with her newborn (three week old) daughter Shannon; whose love Elaine had the brief opportunity to share!

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