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WATCH: The legacy of Catherine Carlson

Oct 8, 2018

Rochester is remembering the life and legacy of a longtime philanthropist dedicated to energizing the community. Funeral services were held this week for the late Catherine Carlson who died on Thursday, September 27th at the age of 91. Carlson had a deep connection to Xerox founder Chester Carlson and his wife, Dorris. Together, the three financially supported several initiatives in our region focused on health care, education, civil rights, and public broadcasting, to name a few. Guests join this edition of Need to Know to reflect on Catherine’s contributions.