Debra (Debbie) L. Seid, 59, "One Special Lady"
November 5, 1953 - April 30, 2013
Debbie, a Pawleys Island resident, died April 30 at Dana Farber/Brigham & Women's Cancer Center in Boston. Debbie was born in Houston, Texas on November 5, 1953 and attended West Springfield High School and Northern Virginia Community College in Virginia.
Debbie met her husband of 37 years Rick Seid, and they resided and raised their children in Virginia until moving to Pawleys after Rick retired in 2002.
Debbie's professional career in the Washington D.C. metro area included Legal Administrative Management with Zuckert, Scoutt and Rasenberger, Price Waterhouse and Ethyl Corporation. In addition, Debbie was a top producer with Long & Foster, Realtors.
Debbie also had a passion for retail and while raising a family created Lady's Loft, Ltd in 1989 located in Occoquan, Virginia. After moving to Pawleys she co-created Barefoot Elegance in 2003, Lazy Fish in 2005 and more recently began her own retail consulting business.
Debbie is survived by her husband, Rick Seid of Pawleys Island; a daughter, Darin M. Seid of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; a son, Matthew R. Seid of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; her mother, Darlene V. Howerton and sister, Karen Costner of Friendswood, Texas.
During Debbie's courageous fight she would often tell doctors and nurses "Tomorrow is another day". A celebration of Debbie's life will be held at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet Saturday, June 1 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations made in Debbie's name to one of the following charities. Underprivileged Patient Fund at Brigham and Women's Hospital; 116 Huntington Avenue, 5th Floor; Boston, MA 02116, Attention Kristin Garrity. Or, Belin United Memorial Methodist Church at P.O. Box 528; Murrells Inlet, SC 29576, Attention Mike Alexander.
Published in The Sun News on May 30, 2013