MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS - Nanette Farmer Gilmour died May 2, 2013, at her home in Middletown Springs.
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She was born Dec. 23, 1941, in Chicago, Ill. At the age of 8, the family moved to Miami, Fla., where she attended Miami Edison High School, and later the University of Florida at Gainesville. She graduated from the New School for Social Research in New York City. In l970, she moved to a small farm in Middletown Springs.
At the time of her death she was chairman of the board for the Middletown Springs Library Board of Trustees, trustee of the Copeland Church Fund, trustee of the Copeland Cemetery Fund, trustee of the Louis Fund and other public monies, chairman of the Democratic Town Caucus, and a justice of the peace. She had also been a stringer for the Rutland Herald, and for many years a guardian ad litem for the court system. She was also a licensed real estate broker.
She enjoyed gardening, traveling, often on projects for Earth Watch, photography, trekking through mountains and diving in tropical waters, and yoga.
Survivors include her three children: Robert Gilmour of Prague and Seattle, Jim Gilmour of Middletown Springs, and Kara Gilmour of Brooklyn; and four grandchildren.
Her life will be celebrated on Sunday, May 26, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. with a traditional potluck at her house.
Published in Rutland Herald on May 17, 2013