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Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, anesthesiologist
Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, anesthesiologist

Dr. Georgina Y. Goodwin, a retired anesthesiologist and Postal Service medical director who was an activist for the addicted, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 27 at her residence at St. Elizabeth Hall in Timonium. She was 87. She was born three months' premature at her parents' home in Queens, N.Y. Friends said that at her birth, she weighed 1 pound, 11 ounces. A midwife carried her in a shoe box to a hospital, where she spent three months in an incubator. Her father was an oil company executive and her mother a concert pianist. She attended the Stuart Hall School and earned a bachelor's degree at Barnard College. In 1951, she received a medical degree from the State...

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