IN MEMORIAM: Grace Fowler

by Jane Ahrens
Grace Fowler

Grace Fowler, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother died peacefully at her home in Palm Springs, CA on January 29, 2019. Born in New York City October 23, 1928, Grace was a daughter of Ruth Cutting Wilmerding and Eglington Montgomery, granddaughter of Helen Seydam Cutting and Lucius Wilmerding.

An avid skier, tennis player and golfer, Grace was a supporter of the theatrical arts and an accomplished cook and gardener. She was predeceased by her sister Ruth Murphy and former husband Harry Spencer Winthrop Fowler and is survived by her partner Bernice Zubrinsky and her children Cecily Grand of North Salem NY, Winthrop Fowler of Anchorage AK, Angela Fowler of New York, NY and Lucius Fowler of Langdon, NH, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, 111 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10120.

Grace on Fishers with her children in 2001

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USCG Eagle passing the Race early morning March 18, 2023 on her return from the Chesapeake Bay . Photo Credit Marlin Bloethe

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