Obituary: Monica Cavanagh Erler founded first women's shelter

  • by: Joy Powell , Star Tribune
  • Updated: October 5, 2013 - 6:30 PM

Long a soft-spoken fighter for justice and peace, Monica Cavanagh Erler was a founder in 1974 of Women’s Advocates, the first shelter for battered women in the country, fellow advocates say.

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