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Vale Lee Shrubb

Lee Shrubb, who was Executive Editor of Quadrant from 1977 to 1983, died on May 15, aged ninety-five. Her son Joshua writes: Lee was born in Vienna, and came to Australia with her family as refugees from Nazism. They left on the night of the Anschluss, their train rolling out of Austria literally as the German tanks rolled in, and Lee had vivid memories of that night. She loved Australia, with its sunshine and freedom, space and security, and the welcome it gave her and many others from many different places and cultures. She retained a lifelong commitment to the values of…

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