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Woman leaves behind $48K donation to update Riverhead’s musical instruments

The Riverhead School Board on Tuesday accepted a $48,213 donation from the estate of Rosa L. Stolzenberg for the purchase of musical instruments for the district.

Ms. Stolzenberg was a scientist at North Dakota State University who specialized in mushrooms and also had an interest in music, board president Sue Koukounas said. She married Gary Stolzenberg, a 1958 Riverhead High School graduate who also was a scientist with North Dakota State. He died in 2010 and she died with 2016.

They had no children and Ms. Stolzenberg left a bequest that that the money go to update musical instruments in the Riverhead School District, Ms. Koukounas said.

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