Deborah Anne Lamb, 90, passed away on Sept. 14 at Carleton Willard Village Retirement Home in Bedford, Mass., where she had lived since September of 2005. In June of 2011 she moved into Ross Worthen Hall at Carleton Willard Village, where she received compassionate care for Alzheimer’s disease from the kind and skilled staff there.
She was born in Boston, Mass. to Prof. Arthur Beckett and Blanche Anne (Driscoll) Lamb and had one younger brother who preceded her in death in 2009.
She grew up in Brookline, Mass. After graduating from Winsor School in Boston, Mass. she attended Smith College where she received an undergraduate degree in architecture and then went on to the Harvard Graduate School of Design where she received her Masters Degree in architecture. Although Debby had a successful career as an architect, she is most dearly remembered for her kindness and generosity and her passion for social justice and environmental concerns.
Debby never married and had no children but she is survived by her cousins, the Brookes of Maine, including Lincoln County, and California, as well as many close and loving friends, some of whose children referred to her as Aunt Debby.
There will be a graveside service Saturday, Oct. 13 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Attleboro, Mass., where her ashes will be interred beside the graves of her father and mother.
Arrangements under the care of DeVito Funeral Home of Arlington, Mass.