Eva Reed

Missouri Botanical Garden Botanist

Today the world lost Eva Reed, a botanist, author, and librarian with the Missouri Botanical Gardens.
In the years before she died, she had become almost entirely deaf as the result of a fever.
In a tragic accident, Reed had been sketching on the tracks of the Burlington railway, near Louisiana, Missouri, when she was hit and instantly killed by a passenger train.

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