Barbara Foster

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Barbara Jean MacQuarrie Foster of Boca Raton, Fla., died in Newport, R.I. on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013 of complications from lung cancer and acute COPD. She was 73. Barbara is survived by her husband of 40 years, John Watkins Foster, originally of Liberty, and a member of First Christian Church here. Barbara was from Nova Scotia and she and John met when she was a registered nurse and John was a medical student at Yale University. In addition to her husband, John, Barbara is survived by a daughter, Ainslie Elizabeth Watkins Foster Fortune of Golden, Colo.; a son, Johnathan Watkins Foster of Waterford, Conn.; two grandsons, William Ennis Fortune and Christopher Callum Fortune, both of Golden, Colo.; and a younger brother, Ross MacQuarrie of Sydney, Nova Scotia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Scott MacQuarrie and Alexis Harris MacQuarrie. No public funeral or burial service will be held. After cremation, a private family memorial may be held.
Published in The Casey County News on Jan. 1, 2014