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MORNINGSTAR, Sara F. (McDermott) 1975-2010


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 9/6/2010 at 16:56:20

[Waterloo Courier, Wednesday, May 12, 2010]

WATERLOO Sara Frances McDermott Morningstar, 34, of Groton, Conn., formerly of Waterloo, died at her home Saturday, May 8.

She was born Aug. 6, 1975, in Waterloo, daughter of Harry and Margaret Harrower McDermott. She was a graduate of Columbus High School and also attended Iowa State University.

Ms. Morningstar was a student at the University of Connecticut in Avery Point, pursuing environmental sciences. She worked as a scientific researcher on the Sea Grant project, in support of coastal resource use and conservation for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Survived by: a daughter, Bonnie; her parents of Vernon, Conn.; four sisters, Theresa McDermott of West Springfield, Mass., Jennifer (Homer) Butler of Jacksonville, Fla., Elizabeth (Lance) Cargill of Manchester, Conn., and Emily McDermott of Vernon; four brothers, Patrick McDermott of Vernon, Michael McDermott of Hebron, Conn., Timothy McDermott of Manchester, N.H., and James McDermott of Vernon; and a nephew, Brandon Butler.

Services: were private.

Memorials: may be directed in her name to World Wildlife Fund, or another environmental charity, in lieu of flowers.

Sara will be deeply missed by her family. She was gifted and artistic, a caring person who wanted to help change the world around her for the better.


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