The Oregonian: Gwyneth Gamble Booth, civic activist and ‘force of nature,’ dies at 86

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Gwyneth Gamble Booth, the Portland philanthropist and journalist who helped break down barriers for women in the corporate boardroom, died Oct. 25. She was 86.

The Dougy Center, a Southeast Portland organization serving children and others grieving the loss of a loved one, may have been the organization closest to her heart. Booth not only was a powerful advocate and fundraiser for the nonprofit but also a volunteer, facilitating support groups.

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