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New Trier graduate Audrey Purse Clawson died April 13, 2018, at the age of 92. She was born in Tacoma, Wash. but later moved to Winnetka, where she attended and graduated from New Trier High School, then worked as a switchboard operator. Clawson was an amazing spouse and mother. She was smart, funny and patient. She loved sewing, reading and genealogy. Clawson and her husband Robert met and married in 1952, then had two children, son, Richard, and daughter, Ellen.