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GRAEFF, Dorothy Elizabeth (Pruyn) At age 86 of Carlton-Willard Village (formerly from 325 Springs Road), Bedford, MA passed away on June 9, 2016. She has been a resident of Bedford for 47 years. Formerly of Belmont, MA, Mrs. Graeff attended Belmont High School, Cushing Academy and Westbrook College. She was a member of the League of Women Voters of Bedford, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Citizens for Participation in Politics (CPPA). She was active in environmental and animal welfare organizations. Mrs. Graeff was the wife of the late Robert J. Graeff. She leaves three children, daughters Gretchen E. Ernst with her husband Robert Ernst and daughter Annaleah E. Ernst of Kenai, AK, and Kirsten L. Graeff with her husband Kirk McDaniel of Epson, NH, and son Kurt R. Graeff with his wife Irene E. Graeff, son Kurtis D. Graeff and daughter Sarah I. Graeff of Petersham, MA. She also leaves one brother, Robert W. Pruyn with wife Stevie Pruyn of Thornton, PA. Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Dorothy E. Graeff's name to Friends of Animals, Inc., 777 Post Road, Suite 205, Darien, CT 06820, www.friendsofanimals.org. Online guestbook www.brownand hickey.com
Published in The Boston Globe on July 10, 2016
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