Vivian J. Player

Vivian J. Player, 92, died May 22, 2013, at VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach. She was born in Inwood, N.Y., and lived in Micco, coming from Northport, N.Y. She received her master's degree in nursing from St. John's University in New York and her master's degree in physiology from New York University. She retired as the administrator of nursing with the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Northport, N.Y., after 30 years. She taught nursing at the State University of New York at Farmingdale, N.Y. She attended First Baptist Church of Barefoot Bay. Survivors include nephew, Peter W. Player. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Warren Player Sr. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Libre Indian School, Ashland, MT 59004. Services: A graveside service will be at 1 p.m., May 30 at Sebastian Cemetery. Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Sebastian. A guest book is available at

Published in the TC Palm on May 25, 2013