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SHAFFER, Karen (c. 1948-1974)

In the News~

July 7, 1974 [The Argus, Fremont, CA]: “3rd diver drowns. Avalon (UPI) — For the third time in the past three weekends a SCUBA diver drowned at Catalina Island Saturday. The body of Karen Shaffer, 26, of Altadena, a certified SCUBA diver less than a month, was pulled from the water by county lifeguards some 30 minutes after she and a group of divers left the boat, Blue Sea.”