Shirley Babineau Rogers
1926 — 2023
Shirley Babineau Rogers of Naples, FL, and formerly of New Canaan, CT, died on July 2, 2023, at the age of 97. She was the daughter of Harry and Wilma Babineau of Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, CT. She was a graduate of Wellesley College, Class of 1947, and in 2002 finished a five-year term as president of her class. She also attended the Latin American Institute in New York City, studying translation skills and shorthand in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. In 1948 she became the Maria Moors Cabot Prize secretary to Carl W. Ackerman, Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York City. Her duties also included personally translating for Dwight...