Guinevere Feckler Scott


Guinevere Feckler Scott, 95, a pacifist who was active in Quaker organizations, died of pneumonia March 31 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

Mrs. Scott, who lived at Ginger Cove Life Care Retirement Community in Annapolis, was born in North Dakota and grew up in Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles and came to Washington in the 1930s. As a young woman, she taught at the Fairmont School for Girls in Washington.

She was a former clerk of the Society of Friends Meeting of Washington and later was active in the Annapolis Friends Meeting.

She was a rock climber and a member of the Appalachian Trail Club.

Her husband of 43 years, Leo Wilson Scott, died in 1983.

Survivors include three children, Philip Scott of Bethesda, Martha Fauntleroy of Philadelphia and Margaret Mullady of Mayo; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Shirley Schwartz Love


Shirley Schwartz Love, 84, co-owner with her husband in the 1970s of The Place women's clothing boutiques in Greenbelt and Iverson Mall, died of congestive heart failure March 30 at the Cherrydale Nursing Home in Arlington.

Mrs. Love was a native of the Bronx, N.Y., who attended Hunter College. She was elected Miss Washington in 1936. She worked for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in the 1930s and worked part time in the 1980s as a medical secretary for physician Jules Cahan in Silver Spring.

Mrs. Love was a volunteer with the Girl Scouts and PTAs of Rolling Terrace, New Hampshire Estates and Langley Park Elementary schools and Takoma Park Junior High School. Her interests included bridge.

Her husband, Samuel Love, died in 1995.

Survivors include two daughters, Rose Love Smith of Great Falls and Sharon Love of Fairfax; a brother; and two grandsons.

Dorothy Evelyn Taylor Kolb

Dance Teacher

Dorothy Evelyn Taylor Kolb, 80, a former dance teacher and longtime resident of University Park, died of a heart attack March 29 at Washington Adventist Hospital. She had cancer.

Mrs. Kolb was born in Washington and raised in Seat Pleasant. She was a graduate of Maryland Park High School.

She operated the Dorothy Taylor School of Dance in Seat Pleasant in the late 1930s. She was a telephone operator for Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. during World War II.

She taught Sunday School at Riverdale Presbyterian Church.

Her husband, Maurice Kolb, died in 2000.

Survivors include two sons, Richard Kolb of Tampa and Ronald Kolb of Corpus Christi, Tex.; two sisters, Betty Sheridan of Fredericksburg and Marjorie White of Capitol Heights; and a grandson.

Marlene Rein Shulman


Marlene Rein Shulman, 68, a secretary who retired in 1997 from the Indian Health Service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, died of renal failure March 24 at Montgomery General Hospital. She had diabetes.

Mrs. Shulman worked for the Navy Department in the 1950s and the Food and Drug Administration from 1978 to 1988 .

She was a native of Washington and a resident of Rockville. She graduated from Roosevelt High School.

Mrs. Shulman volunteered with the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. She was a member of Tikvat Israel Congregation in Rockville.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Joel Shulman of Rockville; three children, Barbara Shulman of Rockville, Majorie Shulman of Germantown and Stephen Shulman of Mount Airy; a brother, Gerald Rein of Silver Spring; and two grandchildren.

Robert B. Spencer

U.S. News Treasurer

Robert B. Spencer, 79, who started as an accountant in 1955 at U.S. News & World Report and retired 30 years later as the magazine's treasurer, died of pancreatic cancer March 28 at his home in Falls Church.

Mr. Spencer was a native of Richwood, W.Va., and a graduate of Benjamin Franklin University. He served in the Navy during World War II, in European campaigns, the Mediterranean and the China-Burma-India theatre.

He was business manager of the American Forestry Association early in his career.

Mr. Spencer was a member of Trout Unlimited, LST Association, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and United Methodist Men. His interests included fly fishing, genealogy, horticulture and antiques.

His marriage to Edith McLean ended in divorce.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Joan Spencer of Falls Church; and their children, Sarah Spencer of Houston and Robert Spencer Jr. of Atlanta; a brother, Paul Spencer of Washington; and a sister, Pauline Humphreys of Plymouth, N.C.