BIRGITTE "GITTE" CARLSSON Palm City resident Birgitte "Gitte" Carlsson passed away March 4. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1940, she obtained a bachelor's degree from NYU and taught at the UN School in Manhattan. In 1963 Gitte and her husband, a merchant marine officer, moved to Key Biscayne. In 1994 they moved to Palm City, where she was very involved in the Garden Club of Stuart and the lives of her six grandchildren. Very much missed, Gitte leaves behind her husband of 52 years, Hans; sons Carl and Bjorn and their families; and relatives in Denmark, Sweden and New Zealand. A remembrance is planned for Saturday April 5, 11 AM - 2 PM at Tropical Ranch Botanical Gardens in Stuart FL (trbg.us). In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the ALS Association (alsa.org) or Treasure Coast Hospice (tchospice.org).
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Published in the TC Palm on Mar. 12, 2014