Gloria Dorson, 1931–2022

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Gloria Dorson passed away last week in Indianapolis at the age of 90.

Gloria was the wife of Richard M. Dorson, former AFS president and the founder of the Indiana University folklore department, and a professional actress with roles on stage, on television and in films.

See the IndyStar for an obituary.

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