HUBBARD, Bess H.
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On June 11, 2013, Elizabeth Hickey Hubbard, 58, of Greenwich, CT died peacefully surrounded by family at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Known to her friends as Bess, she was born in Grosse Pointe, MI on May 4, 1955. She graduated from Grosse Pointe South High School and Denison University. After living in Chicago and Winnetka, IL, she made her home in Rye, NY and later Greenwich, CT and Delray Beach, FL. Bess raised three children and worked at The Stanwich School and Brunswick School. She spent many hours volunteering, notably as co-chair of volunteers at the Buick Classic golf tournament and on the board of the local chapter of the American Red Cross. Over the years she also volunteered with the Rye Nature Center, the Rye Free Reading Room, and the Rye chapters of the TWIG and Garden Club of America. Bess is survived by her loving family: husband of 34 years George, three children George Jr., Ted, and Libby, a granddaughter Thea, three siblings, and a large community of loving family and friends. A funeral to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, June 15 at 2pm at Rye Presbyterian Church in Rye, NY. Visiting hours with her family will be held on Friday, June 14 from 4-8pm at Knapp Funeral Home in Greenwich, CT. In lieu of flowers, Bess's family asks that donations be made to the Bess Hubbard Memorial Scholarship Fund at Brunswick School, 100 Maher Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830 or the local chapter of the American Red Cross, 99 Indian Field Road, Greenwich, CT 06830.
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Published in The Palm Beach Post from June 13 to June 14, 2013