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Mary Kathryn Carson

1929 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Mary Kathryn Carson Obituary
Carson, Mary Kathryn

Mary Kathryn "Kay" Carson passed away peacefully on Thursdayy, November 12, 2015 after a brief illness. Kay was born on March 24, 1929 in Amarillo, TX. Her family moved to Albuquerque in 1932 when her father took a position with the First National Bank in Albuquerque. Kay attended local elementary schools, Hockaday Boarding School in Dallas, TX and was a graduate of Bennington College in Vermont. She then pursued her interests of art, history and worldwide travel with her mother and beloved aunts. Throughout her life, Kay lived in Dallas, Santa Fe and Albuquerque where she continued to enjoy fine art, theater and the Opera.

Kay was pre-deceased in death by her parents, Cale Wellman Carson, Sr. and Alice Coors Carson, her brother Cale Wellman Carson, Jr., and many lifelong friends. She is survived by her brother's children and their spouses, Cale "Kit" Carson (Jan), David Carson (Annika), Jane Carson Cooley (David) and Mary Carson Matteucci (Brian); her ten great-nieces and nephews and her much loved pet cat, Cleopatra.

A graveside Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, December 29, 2015, 1:30 p.m., at Sunset Memorial Park 924 Menaul Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM.

The family wishes to thank Lena Smith and the staff at Retreat Gardens Assisted Living Facility in Rio Rancho for the wonderful care and companionship they provided Kay during the last years of her life. Please visit our online guestbook for Mary at


FRENCH â€" Rio Rancho

(Unser Blvd. north of


1950 Pine Road NE

Rio Rancho, NM 87144

(505) 338-2000
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 27, 2015
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