Evelyn Fowler Grubb



Age: 74


Summary: Pennsylvania housewife who worked to gain recognition for prisoners of war after her husband was shot down and captured in North Vietnam in 1966, who initially got little information from federal officials, leading her to contact other wives facing similar situations and form groups that eventually became the National League of PoW/MiA Families (she was its national coordinator in Washington from 1971 to 1972), who later learned that her husband had been killed in captivity shortly after his capture despite the fact that his captors had released his photo as an example of humane treatment.



Cause of Death: Breast cancer


Born: August 9, 1931


Died: December 28, 2005


Location: Melbourne, Florida