Anne Stires Blackwell of Ridgefield, CT and Nantucket, MA died on August 10, 2014. She was 73 years old. Anne, who refused to be called “Mrs. Blackwell,” was born in Manhattan to Jane Van Cott Stires and Hardwick Stires and was one of five girls.
She was the granddaughter of Right Rev. Ernest M. Stires, the 3rd Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island.