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Tuesday, October 19, 2004

  Maryann Taht - 1937 - 2004

Maryann Ramsay Taht, of Huntington, Ct., passed peacefully away the morning of October 17, after a brief illness. She spent her last days in the company and comfort of her loving children at her son’s home in Raleigh, NC. Maryann was born January 26, 1937 to Marie Purner Ramsay and Douglas Ramsay of Audubon, NJ. She is predeceased by her high school sweetheart and husband, William David Taht. She is survived by her daughter Laura Jane Taht and her partner, Linda McCarthy, of Boulder, CO and son, William Michael Taht, and his wife, Eileen of Raleigh, NC. She is also survived by her sister, Susan Estelle Ramsay of Hudson, NH, and her sister Jane Ramsay Hill, of Cinnaminson, NJ, plus several nieces and nephews, a grandson, and her long time friend and companion, Dave.

Maryann was a warm, caring, talented woman with a love for life, family, friends and her community. She will be fondly remembered for the beautiful quilts that she made for so many of us.

There will be a celebration of her life for family and friends at her home in Connecticut on Friday evening, October 22 from 5-8 pm.

Her family requests that memorial donations be made to the American Lung Association, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006 or Heartland Hospice of Raleigh, 3117 Poplarwood Ct., Ste. 114, Raleigh, NC 27604

I'll add more of my own remembrances when I feel up to composing them. I haven't quite come to grips with this yet. She was a sharp, insightful lady with a sense of humor that was at once edgy and robust.



 
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My condolences...

I guess she was your Uncle Bill's wife?
 
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