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Born in Missiouri in 1921, Enid Cutler was married to Dr. Howard Cutler, the Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of Alaska from 1962 to 1966 and the first Chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks from 1976 to 1981. After his retirement in 1981, Dr. Cutler remained active at the university and in the Fairbanks community until his death in 1995. Enid was an accomplished artist who earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1942 and a Master of Fine Arts in 1944 from the University of Iowa, and continued to be a prolific artist all her life. She produced hundreds of works in a variety of mediums and on a range of subjects, having pieces displayed around the country, and also enjoyed teaching art. She was also passionate about politics, the natural environment and education, and she and Howard were an enthusiastic welcoming committee and outreach team, always attending, planning and hosting social gatherings and communal events in town and on campus. In 2000, Enid Cutler participated in the afternoon storytelling session at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and shared some of her memories of Dr. Sydney Chapman, founder of the Institute, and her time connected to the university. In 2002, Enid Cutler moved from Fairbanks to Pennsylvania and passed away in 2012.