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Southport's Debby B. Stanton, 68, Painter, Sculptor, Actor, Designer

Debby B. Stanton
Debby B. Stanton Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

SOUTHPORT, Conn. - Debby Beach Stanton of Southport died Nov 21. She was 68.

Stanton was born Sept. 9, 1945, in Rochester, N.Y., daughter of Norman and Irene Beach. She was a Fairfield and Southport resident since 1977.

She graduated from Columbia School for Girls in Rochester and attended Bennington College and Hunter College. She was a painter, sculptor, actor and designer. Her works were shown in Fairfield, Nantucket, Mass., and most recently in Aiken, S.C.

She received a degree from the American Society of Interior Design and was the owner of Beach Blooms, a 100 percent charitable business. A member of the Fairfield County Hunt Club, she chaired the June Horse Show. She was a member of the Nantucket Yacht Club, the Green Boundary Club in Aiken and the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Fla.

Stanton is survived by her husband, Robert, Debby; son, James B. Stanton (Christina); and two grandsons.

A private graveside service was held at the family plot on Nantucket. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Fairfield County Hunt Club in Westport. All are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Stanton's memory to The Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens Street SW Aiken, SC 29801 or the Nantucket Cottage Hospital , 57 Prospect Street, Nantucket, MA 02554.

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