Mae Keane

 

 

 

Age: 107

 

Summary: the last surviving "Radium Girl" participant at the Waterbury Clock Co. who at age 18 in 1924 worked briefly as a wristwatch dial painter and survived the blissfully ignorant use of radium paint in the industry, which many such girls died of radiation poisoning but who lost all her teeth by age 40 at it was.

 


Cause of Death: Undisclosed illness

 

Born: May 28, 1906

 

Died: March 1, 2014

 

Location: Middlebury, Connecticut