Our Readers Write: Ellen Browning Scripps monument

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Ellen Browning Scripps’ many accomplishments make a monument well-deserved

To those planning a monument to Ellen Browning Scripps, we all concur that it is overdue and deeply deserved (“Plans are underway for statue of Ellen Browning Scripps in La Jolla,” May 25, La Jolla Light).

This amazing woman also founded Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., which is one of the top women’s colleges in the country.

That recognition must not be left off the enumeration of her accomplishments.

The Rev. Carolyn Owen-Towle

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