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Dorothy Donovan, wife of famed Colt Art Donovan, dies

Dorothy Donovan, wife of famed Colt Art Donovan, dies

Dorothy Donovan, a country club owner and retired pharmacist who was the wife of Baltimore Colts tackle Art Donovan, died of a respiratory ailment Thursday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph's Medical Center.

The Riderwood resident was 85.

Born in Baltimore and known as Dottie, she was raised on Pinewood Avenue in the northeast section of the city. She was the daughter of Christian "Bud" Schaech, a police officer and his wife, Evelyn, who owned Evelyn's diner on Pulaski Highway.

A 1951 graduate of Towson Catholic High, she earned a degree at the University of Maryland's School of Pharmacy.

As a pharmacy student she worked for the Read's drug...

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