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Margery Shriver

Margery Shriver

Margery Shriver, a breeder of champion pug dogs who was the Maryland Board of Motion Picture Censors vice chairman during a controversial period, died of Parkinson's disease and heart disease July 6 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Stoneleigh resident was 89.

She joined censor board chair Mary Avara in banning the film "I am Curious (Yellow)" in 1969 and appeared on "The Dick Cavett Show" to defend her actions.

Born Margery Anne Zink in Huntington, Ind., she was the daughter of Carl J. Zink, a Commercial Credit executive, and Eloise Miles, a homemaker and seamstress. Raised on Gladstone Avenue, she attended Roland Park Elementary School and...