Esther Croggon Harney, 86, a former real estate broker and retired lawyer, died of arteriosclerosis Oct. 27 at her home in Springfield.
Mrs. Harney was a native of Washington. She was a graduate of the old Central High School and the George Washington University law school. She practiced law in New York for six years before returning here in 1935.
Three years later, Mrs. Harney moved to Seattle and then to California where she was a real estate broker until returning to this are in 1952. She maintained a general law practice in Washington for four years, transferring to Arlington in 1956. She retired from the law in 1974. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Her husband, Gregory Gerald Harney, died in 1956. Her survivors include a son, a sister, and three grandchildren.