Claudia Clark Baskin, 86, of Leesburg, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Born in Dallas, Texas on October 14, 1927 to the late Claude C. Clark and the late Carolyn J. Griffin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Baskin.
She attended the University of Texas and worked as a reporter for the Fort Worth Star Telegram. An award winning journalist for the Washington Evening Star, she was an editor for the Washington Times until her retirement.
She also worked for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Association and the Republican National Committee. She was an Oblate of St. Anselm's Abby for many years. In her retirement, she volunteered for Meals on Wheels.