Friday, April 21, 2017
Judith L. Dann of Danbury, formerly of Westport and Ridgefield, died April 9 at home. She was 82.
The wife of Jordan R. Dannn was born in Sacramento, California, a daughter of Francis and Eleanor (Maloney) Leserer. She was raised in California and as a teenager, moved with her family to Westport, where she graduated from Staples High School.
Following graduation, she entered and graduated from the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing where she was then employed as a registered nurse. She later was employed with the Norwalk Hospital where she was the nursing supervisor in the psychiatric department.
In Ridgefield, she was the proprietor of the former Country Cat. Also, she and her husband were mentors to many young persons who became successful in their life goals
Active with the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association, (RVNA), she served as president of the RVNA for two terms and served as a board member and a health care volunteer.
In 2016, she received The Community Leader Recognition Award from the RVNA .She was an incorporator of the Danbury Hospital (Western CT Health Care System) and a member and president of the Caudatowa Garden Club of Ridgefield.
In addition to her meaningful activities locally, she supported an orphanage in the Lake Chapala region of Mexico
In addition to her husband of 50 years, Jordan R. Dann, a veterinarian,,she is survived by her son, Curtis Dann of Ridgefield, a daughter, Sally Knowles of West Hartford, and by six grandchildren, Ashley, Elizabeth and Adam Dann, Scott and David Sorensen and Zoe Berger. Also some of her dear and loving friends must be mentioned in an incomplete list including Zee, Ian Smith, Dana Smith, Sara, her Godson Andy Zarro, Shirley Williams, and numerous family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister Suzanne West.
A Celebration of Life will take place at a time and place to be announced. There will be no calling hours or formal funeral service per her request.
Contributions in her name may be made to The Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association, 27 Governor St., Ridgefield, CT 06877 or to Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT, 30 Milestone Road, Danbury, CT 06810.
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