Rae Ward Stoll
1934 — 2021
Rae Ward Harris was born in 1934 to George Thomas Harris and Lola Simpson Harris. She grew up in Decatur, Georgia, and later attended the University of Kentucky, where she met her husband, Gene Frederick Stoll. Rae and Gene were married in 1956. After graduating from UK, they moved to Dallas, Texas, so that Rae could attend graduate school in English at Southern Methodist University. Rae and Gene's children?Mary, Bruce, Todd, and Blake?were born in Dallas. The family later moved to Bloomington, Indiana, where Rae pursued her Ph.D. in English at Indiana University while she and Gene raised their four children. After receiving her doctorate, Rae taught as a tenured professor at California...