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PASSINGS : Elizabeth Kray, Doyen of Poets

November 26, 1987

Elizabeth Kray, 71, executive director of the Academy of American Poets from 1963 to 1981 who originated the Poets-in-the-Schools program in the public schools of New York, Detroit and Pittsburgh. She also was co-founder, with poet Stanley Kunitz, of Poets House in New York City, a meeting place for poets to which she donated her extensive library which included rare editions. In New York on Saturday of cancer.

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