Isabel Crook: 'I'm Glad I Did What I Did'

Isabel Crook, born on December 15, 1915, a Canadian, a Communist, a social anthropologist and a teacher at Beijing Foreign Studies University and its forerunners from 1948, passed away at the age of 107 on August 20 in Beijing.

"You've spent about 90 years in China now." When, in 2021, her son Michael mentioned the many years she had spent in China, she responded simply: "I'm glad I did what I did."

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