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A death

From: Patricia Ewer <patricia<-a>
Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Dorothy Chedzoy Morrison passed away October 3, 2014 in Rye, NY.
Born in the English countryside in 1923, Dorothy worked at a radar
technician during WW2.  Soon after the war, while vacationing in the
south of France, she met her future husband, Teddy Morrison.
Together they travelled the world, played a mean game of doubles,
and raised a family in New York City.  Dorothy was the director and
a devoted member of the Altar Guild at the Church of the Heavenly
Rest for over a decade.

She began her career as a textile conservator at an age when most
women contemplated retirement--first at the Cathedral of St. John
the Divine in New York (from 1982-1987), and then when she and Teddy
"retired" to Asheville, North Carolina, as the tapestry conservation
specialist at the Biltmore House until 2002.  Colleagues from
Biltmore will remember her warm chuckle, her funny eye roll, her
impeccable appearance, and smooth rides in her Jag to Dolores and
Jose's for lunch.

She lived a full life, was admired and loved by all, and will be
greatly missed.  Dorothy was predeceased by her husband of
forty-years and a son, Christopher Charles.  She is survived by her
son, Edward Stephen, his wife Beth, and their daughter Emma--all of
New York; and her daughter, Lisa, her husband Thomas Carberry, and
their daughter Lucy--all of Martha's Vineyard.

Patricia Ewer
Textile Conservator
5975 Ridgewood Road
Mound, MN 55364

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:24
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Received on Tuesday, 11 November, 2014

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