Elizabeth McKenrick Winstead, an award-winning knitter and Bryn Mawr School graduate who established a scholarship fund there, died Tuesday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 73.
Mrs. Winstead, who went by the nickname Libby, was born in Baltimore in 1939. She was the eldest of three girls.
Her father, a lawyer, served in the armed forces during World War II. During his absence, the girls and their mother moved to Pennsylvania to live with relatives.
In early 1946, Mrs. Winstead's family returned to Baltimore, settling on North Charles Street near the city-county border. Not far from their home was Bryn Mawr, where the young Libby Winstead joined...