Luba Perchyshyn

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Luba Perchyshyn (born Luba Mary Procai; October 10, 1923 – September 7, 2020) was an American businesswoman and crafter. She promoted the art of pysanky (Ukrainian decorated eggs). She was born in Minneapolis.[1]

Perchyshyn co-authored several books, including Ukrainian Easter Eggs and How We Make Them (1979)[2][3] and The Ukrainian Design Book (1999).[4]

Perchyshyn's eggs were admired and sold internationally,[5] and were included in White House holiday decorations and events.[6][7]

Perchyshyn died on September 7, 2020 in Minneapolis at the age of 96.[8]

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  1. "Mrs. Anthony Procai and her daughter, Mrs. Luba Perchyshyn". Star Tribune. 1946-11-01. p. 17. Retrieved 2020-09-12 – via
  2. "Decorated Easter eggs celebrated the sun". The Town Talk. 1993-04-02. p. 27. Retrieved 2020-09-12 – via
  3. Kmit, Ann (1979). Ukrainian Easter eggs and how we make them. Minneapolis: Ukrainian Gift Shop. ISBN 0-9602502-0-4. OCLC 5051682.
  4. Perchyshyn, Natalie (1986). Ukrainian design book : book 1 (2nd ed.). Minneapolis, MN: Ukrainian Gift Shop. ISBN 0-9602502-4-7. OCLC 13380001.
  5. "A Ukrainian Easter Egg from the Midwest of USA". Рукотвори. Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  6. Jackson, Sharyn (2015-04-08). "Mother Hen". Star Tribune. pp. E1. Retrieved 2020-09-12 – via
  7. "1996 Egg Artists". Clinton White House Archives. Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  8. "Obituary for Luba Perchyshyn". Star Tribune. September 9, 2020. Retrieved 2020-09-12.