Paulette Lutier (aka Pollie), B. Lyon, France, 1878. D. New York City, 1916. French botanist and early coup de grâce activist. Authored Gracieux/Miséricordieux (un Anomalie de l'Esprit), 1908; Une Leçon de Kind, 1913; A Frailty of Meadow, 1915. At her time of death in 1916 Lutier was thought to be suffering from an exotic form of Nightshades disease. The actual cause of death was later determined Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. She was 38.
References and Further reading:
1. European Journal of Forest Pathology; Springer, ISSN 0300-1237 (printed), ISSN 1573-8469
2. Maladies of Shade, Pignon Press, 1933
3. Special issue on Clubroot and Blackleg Diseases of Brassicas - Foreword; Elke Diederichsen, Geoffrey R. Dixon… (July 2016)
A Frailty of Meadow
Found photo; narritive text; 2016-17
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