BRANDON — Maxine Esther Thurston, 81, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
She was born in Andover, Maine, on Dec. 9, 1931. She was the daughter of Everett and Elsie (Sedgeley) Dresser. She grew up in Andover where she received her early education and graduated from Andover High School, class of 1949. She afterward attended the University of Maine, working her way through college as a waitress. She graduated as one of the first women to earn a degree in business administration from the University of Maine, class of 1953.
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