Ocala - Dorothy Adair, 81, made her transition on November 14, 2012.
She was born on August 13, 1931 in Philadelphia, PA. She was a multifaceted artist working in many mediums including painting, sculpting, pen and ink, and calligraphy. She also was a writer and an accomplished keyboard musician. She was an active church member all her life. Her loving acceptance of everyone she met was a great personal strength cherished by her family and friends. On February 14, 1949 she married John Adair, and they remained together for 63 years. They moved to Ocala, Florida in 2003. John survives.
Other survivors include her children; David Adair, Kathy Ravegum and Susan Lupold, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A family memorial service will be held at a later date in Pennsylvania. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Hospice of Marion County. Arrangements by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 SE Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Florida.

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, 2012