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Obituary from The New York Times, April 28, 1976 Obituary from The New York Times, April 30, 1976
SPERRY -- Armstrong, age 78, famous author and illustrator of more than 25 books died in Hanover, N.H., April 26. Memorial services Thursday, 4 P.M., Thetford Center, Vt.

Armstrong W. Sperry, 78, Book Author and Illustrator

BEDFORD CENTER, Vt.*, April 28 (UPI) -- Armstrong W. Sperry, author and illustrator of more than 25 books, died Monday in Hanover, N.H., at the age of 78.

Mr. Sperry's most famous book was "Call It Courage," which won the John Newbery Medal in 1941. He also won The New York Herald Tribune Medal for "Storm Canvas" and te Boys Club of America Medal for "Rain Forest" in 1950.

He leaves a wife, Margaret Roberts Sperry**; a son, John Sperry; a daughter, Susan Burns; six grandchildren, and a brother.



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* Thetford Center, VT
** Margaret Robertson Sperry



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