Lancaster Obituaries

Lancaster Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Lancaster, MA

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  • Thursday Jul 30 | via NNDB 

    Luther Burbank

    Born: 7-Mar - 1849 Birthplace: Lancaster, MA Died: 11-Apr - 1926 Location of death: Santa Rosa, CA Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Buried, Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, Santa Rosa, CA Luther Burbank was the son of a farmer and had little formal education, attending high school only in the winter and working on his father's farm the rest of the year. His scientific training came from borrowing the local library's books, and especially from reading Charles Darwin 's Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication , which motivated Burbank to begin grafting and budding plants.

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  • Jul 2, 2015 | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Alice Greenawalt

    Alice Doris Greenawalt, 87, of Bolton, died on Sunday, June 28, at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus, Worcester. She was born at home in Lancaster, daughter of the late Charles and Alice Smith.

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