Lisa Rabson Dodge, 23 a member of the Women's Community Bakery in Hyattsville who also worked as a potter and basket maker, was killed Monday when the motorcycle on which she and her husband were riding collided with a car near the Pentagon.
Mrs. Dodge, who was five months pregnant, was pronounced dead at the National Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Hospital in Arlington. Her husband, Stephen, was hospitalized with broken legs and was listed in satisfactory condition. No one else was injured, according to Arlington police.
Mrs. Dodge began working at the bakery about 1 1/2 years ago. She was one of seven women who operate the bakery, which makes bread and cookies with natural, whole-grain ingredients, and avoids preservatives, sugar and white flour.
In 1974, she spent eight months workingo on a kibbutz in Israel. Agter returning here, she studied pottery and basket making in the summer at the Sante Fe (N.M.) School of Arts and Crafts and the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
She was born in Ithaca, N.Y., and moved to Rockville with her family when she was eight years old. She graduated from Thomas S. Wootton High School in 1973 and attended Montgomery College.
Mrs. Dodge had played the viola in the Wootton High School band and later performed with the junior and senior Montgomery County youth orchestras.
Besides her husband, of the home in Adelphi, survivors include her parents, Dr. Robert and Eileen Rabson, a brother, Michael, and two sisters, Laurel and Barbara, all of Rockville and her grandparents, Rose and Sam Rabson, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Marion and Max Klionsky, of Bignhamton, N.Y.
The family suggests that expression fo sympathy he in the form of contributions to the Women's Community Bakery, c/o Loch Lomond Bakery, 2500 University blvd. East Hyattsville.