Lois McClure donates $1 million to science center

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Philanthropist Lois McClure, is donating another $1 million to the ECHO Lake Aquariam and Science Center in Burlington. 

In announcing her gift, McClure said, No building, “even one as beautiful as ECHO,” can last long without an endowment to keep it strong,

McClure, now 82, joined her husband J. Warren McClure in making a $2.5 million gift to the ECHO center when it was founded five years ago. Warren McClure, a former owner of The Burlington Free Press, died in 2004.

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