Elizabeth Rice Winston was born Jan. 25, 1942 in Houston and passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 at her home near Washington-on-the-Brazos.

Libbie was the Founder and Director of The Peaceable Kingdom School following the tradition of pioneering education in her family. Her father, James O. Winston, Jr. was the founding Chairman of the Board of St. John’s School, her mother was a founding Director of The Jung Center, and her great-great uncle, William Marsh Rice, founded Rice University. In her early years, she was an international debutante and world famous beauty. She studied astrology with Anna Jung, the daughter of Carl Jung. Then her passion for plants drew her to Washington County and inspired her to found PK.

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