ROCKLAND – Lila J. Magie passed away Dec. 23, 2012, in her 85th year. She was born in New York, N.Y., daughter of Melvin H. Magie of Duluth, Minn., and Gertrude Behnken Magie of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Lila attended schools in New York, graduated from Purdue University and resided for many years in Bronxville, N.Y. She worked in human relations for Rockefeller University from 1950 to 1991. At the time of her retirement she was corporate secretary and administrator for Senior Faculty Affairs.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Rockland Public Library Endowment Association, P.O. Box 18, Rockland, ME 04841; the Education Fund of Midcoast AAUW, 11 Henderson Lane, Cushing, ME 04563; or The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Ave., NY, NY 10021. Private arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. To share a memory or story about Lila, please visit her online Book of Memories at www.bchfh.com.