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Roberta (Robin) Taft Putney

Published On: Nov 04 2013 09:53:27 AM CST

Roberta (Robin) Taft Putney, of Madison, WI and Plympton, MA passed away surrounded by family at age 57 on October 30, 2013 after a brief but hard-fought battle with cancer.

She is survived by her husband Andrew Putney, her children Charlotte and Tom, and her siblings Georgia Taft Pye, Marjorie Taft, Arthur Taft and Kenneth Taft. Born in Connecticut to John and Mary Malvina (Molly) Hopkins Taft, she spent her childhood in Duxbury, MA.

She graduated from Wellesley College in 1978 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts and earned a Master in Education focused on mental health counseling from Bridgewater State College in 2002. Her lifelong passion for art and creativity influenced all aspects of her personal and professional life. She enjoyed gardening and yoga, earning a yoga teacher certification.

A memorial service will be arranged at a future date.


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