Judith "Judy" Lindsay

Shorewood, Wisconsin

1923 - 2014


Shorewood, Wisconsin


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Lindsay, Judith "Judy" Judy peacefully took leave of this life on December 31, 2015 at the age of 91. She leaves behind three children; Katherine "Kate" Amelia Lindsay, Laurie Lindsay, and Peter Shea (Donna) Lindsay. Judy was predeceased by her brother Henry Douglass Lindsay, Jr. (Anne), and nephew Henry Douglass (Dee) Lindsay, III. Aunt of Virginia Barnett (nee Lindsay), Jane Murphy Lindsay (John Beech), Harvey and Andrew. Both survived and deceased by other relatives and dear friends. Born in Milwaukee on November 8, 1923 the daughter of the late Ruth (nee Murphy) and Henry Douglass Lindsay. Judy spent much of her life in Milwaukee and in the Village of Oconomowoc Lake. She was a graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts and applied her serious intellect, enthusiasm for reading, and lifelong love for nature in her environmental activism. Judy was a talented artist, freelance sketching and watercolor rendering of natural subjects. She was a long time active member of the First Unitarian Church, and incorporated her values and talent in her work as a docent at the Milwaukee Public Museum. She will be deeply missed. Judy often said: "To seek what is true, to love what is kind, and walk gently on the earth, for it is the only home we know". A well attended and very fitting memorial service was held on Friday, January 16, at 11:00 AM, at St. John's on the Lake, 1840 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee and was followed by a lovely reception. Memorials in Judy's name may be made to the Nature Conservancy, N8957 Pickeral Jay Road, East Troy, WI 53120 or the First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee, 1342 North Astor Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

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