Jacqueline Egan, former resident

Jacqueline Astbury Egan of Sarasota, Fla., a former Ridgefield resident, died Tuesday, May 3.  She was age 76.

Born on May 17, 1939 in Liverpool, England, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Doris Astbury.

She was a Pan American flight attendant. It is in her travels that she met Ray Egan, the man she would marry. She worked as a teacher/speech pathologist for the Sarasota school system and enjoyed travelling, reading, listening to music, and crossword puzzles.

She lived in Ridgefield from 1974 to 1992 and was involved in the Farmingville Elementary PTA and Girl Scouts. She worked as a speech pathologist in the Redding school system.

In recent years she volunteered her time to help Alzheimer’s patients, and she was involved with the Cat Depot.

She was predeceased by her husband and a sister, Jill Cooper.

She is survived by a son, Michael (Lori) Egan; a daughter, Michelle Egan; grandchildren, Ava and Liam, and a sister, Judith Park.

Per her wishes, no services were scheduled.