2003-01-01 / Obituaries

Deborah Van Dyck Kneeland

Deborah Van Dyck Kneeland, 69, of Cold Spring, New York died on December 15, 2002. She was born in New York City on July 26, 1933 to the late Dr. and Mrs. Yale Kneeland of New York City and Millbrook, New York.

She attended The Chapin School and graduated from Smith College. For much of the next twenty-five years she was Assistant Director of New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. She retired to Cold Spring, New York and was an active supporter of her community. She was a member of the Philipstown Garden Club, the Putnam County Historical Society and served for several years on the Board of the Friends of The Desmond Fish Library in Garrison, New York.

In her spare time she enjoyed driving hackney ponies and culinary pursuits. She is survived by her brother, Yale Kneeland III of New York City, her sisters, Hopeton K. Kimball of Millbrook and Anna Kneeland of Enterprise, Oregon and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial gatherings will be private. Arrangements are being handled by Valentine Funeral Home in Millerton, New York. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Desmond Fish Library in Garrison, New York.

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