Susan Galbraith, a resident of Darien and a former 40-year resident of Barrington, Rhode Island passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. She was 91.
Born on May 7, 1931 in East Orange, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Henry Frank Herbig and Esther Priest Herbig and was raised in Ohio and New Jersey. Susan graduated from Mountain Lakes High School in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, and from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, where she received a degree in English literature with Phi Beta Kappa honors.
She was a lifelong artist, studying at the Art Students League in New York City, the Birmingham Art Society in Birmingham, Michigan, the Greenwich Art Society in Greenwich, the Silvermine Art School in New Canaan and the Newport Art Museum in Newport, RI.
She is survived by her daughter, Susan Galbraith Johnson, and her husband Frank of Castleton, Vemont; Peter W. Galbraith of New York City; Steven M. Galbraith and his wife Lucy of Darien; and five grandchildren, Katie and Harry Galbraith, Sarah and Mac Johnson and Lucy Johnson Fitzgerald.
A private service will be scheduled in the summer.
— an obituary from Lawrence Funeral Home, where online condolences may be left