My Mother, E. Claire Healey: Professor, Scholar, Actress, Pianist, Painter, Sailor, Skier, Figure Skater, Fashion Plate

Dr. Ray Healey
12 min readMay 3, 2023

She Also Tooled Around Town in her Hot Red Convertible

My mother, Eleanor Claire (nee Voyer) Healey, earned a PhD in English Literature from Columbia University, became an American Lit Professor, and ultimately became the first…

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Dr. Ray Healey

English Lit. Professor. Novelist and short story writer. Adventurer: Pamplona Bull Running, Boston Marathon, "Deliverance" River Running, Cross Country Bike,…