|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1934|
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 2010|
Cynthia Jean Lyons Long died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, from injuries sustained after being hit by a car. She had been trying to rescue a cat from the median of Interstate 91.
Born in Putney, on July 4, 1934, daughter of John Carleton Lyons and the late Mildred May Kalberg Lyons, Cindy grew up in Putney and attended the one-room Washburn School in town. She graduated from Brattleboro Union High School and went on to earn her LPN degree from the Thompson School of Nursing. She went to Cleveland, OH, to take some graduate nursing classes, and there she met her husband, Ray.They were married in 1962, and celebrated their 47th anniversary this past September. Cynthia worked at several local nursing homes including Thompson Lodge, Grace Cottage Hospital, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, as well as working as a private nurse. She also worked at the Vermonter Candy Shop for many years. Cindy was a kind, loving person who gave much of herself to her friends and family.She was a former board member at Putney Cares and was known for baking cookies for many organizations and events. Cindy was also an avid animal lover and adopted many animals during her life. Cynthia Long leaves her husband, Raymond Long; two daughters, Kathy Rugg and her husband, Kenneth, Cheryl Struthers and her husband Rusty; a sister, Maureen Butler; ana a brother John Lyons. Published in Brattleboro Reformer on February 3, 2010
75-year-old Cynthia Long was trying to rescue a cat stuck on a highway's median when she was hit by a car and killed.
State police say Cynthia Long of Putney had stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 91 near Dummerston to try to help the cat. She was hit just after 4 p.m. while walking across the passing lane.
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