Elizabeth Rusk

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Rusk, Elizabeth
Elizabeth S. Rusk, 78, passed away on July 10th after a long illness. For over 57 years she was the beloved wife of Howard A. Rusk, Jr. Elizabeth, who was also known as Betsy, was born October 18, 1935 in East Orange, New Jersey to Archibald and Ethel Seiler.
Her career in Nursing began in a joint RN and BS program inaugurated by Radcliff College and Columbia University. Postponed by motherhood, she received her RN from Pace University, as Valedictorian of her Class. She served as a Nurse at the Scarsdale Medical Group for 17 years. As a warm and caring person, she was deeply involved with many charities, including those of the 'Scarsdale and Danbury Women Clubs.
She had numerous areas of interest and expertise. As a licensed dealer, she had her own antiques business in Millbrook, NY. She was a gracious hostess, with renowned skills in cooking, sewing, and the growing and arrangement of flowers.
She had four children. They are Laura Lazopoulos of Palmetto Bay, Fla, Heather La Crosse of New York, NY, Cynthia Perciasepe of Danbury, CT, and Christopher Francisco Rusk of Hackensack, NJ. There are four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday August 16th at 11 am at St. James Episcopal Church, 25 West Street in Danbury, CT., followed by a reception and luncheon. In lieu of flowers, the Rusk Family requests that Memorial Gifts may be offered in her name to: The Salvation Army, PO Box 826, Danbury, CT 06813


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Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 748-2131
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Published in GreenwichTime on Aug. 10, 2014
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