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Debra Sue Lloyd

Died: Saturday, September 29, 2012
Age: 58
Debra Sue Lloyd, our beloved sister, aunt and great-aunt, 58, Sacramento Calif., died on Sept. 29, 2012, in Sutter General Hospital, Sacramento, due to complications from lung cancer.

Born in Harvard, Ill., on Sept. 20, 1954, she was one of seven daughters of Geraldine (Kennebeck) and Russell Lloyd. She graduated from Badger High School in Lake Geneva in 1972 as a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. After earning her bachelor’s degree in sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Debbie worked for the Social Security Administration for 25 years.

She is remembered with love and appreciation for her generous and loving spirit, quick wit and keen intelligence by her sisters, Sharon Thomas, Patty Kennedy and Alison Lloyd, Sacramento; Carol Rubin, Madison; Nancy Lloyd and her husband Dana Van Horn, Allentown Pa.; and Dawn Lloyd, Cleveland, Tenn.; niece Michele Thomas Mall, her husband Roy Mall, and her great-nieces, Jordan and Taylor, Sacramento; nephew Bill Thomas of Arlington Va., his wife, Margot Maganias Thomas, great-nephew, August, and great-niece, Imogen; nephew, Jonathan Rubin, his wife, Anne, and great-nephews, Maxwell and Nicholas, Madison; nephew, Logan Van Horn, Allentown Pa.; and her niece, Kaitlin Kennedy, Los Angeles.

Her family celebrated her life privately. In support of a surviving nephew, contributions in Debbie’s memory can be made to the Wisconsin Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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