Lindsay Lane Whitcomb, 66, passed away in the privacy of her home on Tuesday, Dec. 5, surrounded by the love of her family and by her husband, Bob, the love of her life.
Born April 29, 1951 in New York City to Nancy Adams (nee Thomas) and Arthur B. Whitcomb, she spent her childhood in Darien, Winnetka, Ill., Miami, Fl. and Pawling, N.Y.
She is a graduate of Abbott Academy, Andover, Mass.; earned a bachelor’s degree at Wells College, Aurora, N.Y.; and a master of health advocacy from Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, N.Y.
She was an avid gardener, lover of art, pottery, music and travel. Most of all she loved spending time with family.
Lindsay fought bravely and with grace for over two years against glioblastoma. She was generous of spirit, open hearted and deeply loved her family.
She was a retired manager of health information delivery at March of Dimes where she provided health advocacy and resources to pregnant mothers for over 16 years.
— an obituary from Fred H. McGrath and Son Funeral Home
Lindsay is survived by her mother, Nancy; her husband, Bob; her children, Nathan Connolly of Bend, Ore. (daughter-in-law Patricia Chalmers Connolly) and Dr. Heather Connolly of Montpelier, Vt; her step-daughter, Jeneen D’Urso of Fairfax, Va.; as well as grandchildren Sophia and Alyce Jerome, Arthur Liam Connolly, Matthew and Jessica Cohen; and siblings, Michael Whitcomb, Bruce Whitcomb, Glenny Whitcomb, Tay Espinosa, Abby Adams, Mary Whitcomb, Arthur B. Whitcomb, Jr.
There will be a viewing at McGrath and Son, 20 Cedar Street, Bronxville, N.Y. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 and from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Service: 3 p.m., Sunday Dec. 10 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated at: American Cancer Society, Parkinson’s Foundation and the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx.