Hannah R. Beck, 66; hospital executive, Ridgefield Realtor

Hannah R. Beck, 66, of Ridgefield, wife of Christian A. Beck died on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Danbury Hospital.

Mrs. Beck was born in Boston, MA, March 10, 1946, a daughter of the late Max and Margaret (Falwell) Kramer.

She attended Boston schools, Northeastern University where she graduated cum laude and attained her Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology and graduated from the New England Baptist Hospital School of Medical Technology.

Mrs. Beck served as an assistant chief of Medical Technology at Norwalk Hospital and was also employed at the Danbury Hospital.

She also worked as a Real Estate Agent for Century 21 was certified with GRE (Graduate Realtor Exam) Designation.

An avid gardener, Mrs. Beck became a Master Gardner in 1988 certified by the CT Agricultural Extension Service of Bethel.

Mrs. Beck was a member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology and a member of MENSA.

In addition to her husband Christian, she is survived by her daughter, Margaret Kaufman; her stepdaughters, Kimberly Shiffman, Melinda Smith, Tara McLaughlin and Nicole Pearlstein; lifelong friends, Maureen Sherry and Bonnie Kearns and eleven grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 2 PM in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield with Rev. Dr. Scott McLaughlin officiating.

Friends may call at the Kane Funeral Home after 1:30 PM.

Contributions in her memory may be made to NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) 55 Kenosia Ave., Danbury, CT  06811.