Eva Murray

When Eva Murray took a job on Matinicus Island, she expected to stay a year as the island's kindergarten-through-eighth-grade teacher. When the school year ended, she turned down her graduate school acceptance, remained on Matinicus, and in 1989 married the island electrician. She and her husband Paul raised their two children on Matinicus and continue to live and work there full time. Eva is a wilderness emergency medical technician, operates a small bakery, has served in several positions of...See more