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Linea Harvey, 56, Fitting Model, Of New Canaan

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Linea Ann Harvey of New Canaan died of cancer Sept. 4 at her  home. She was 56. 

Harvey was born in Pittsburg, Pa., the youngest child of Edna Barnes and Richard F. Harvey. She studied theater at Bennett College and received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Vassar College in 1978. 

She worked as a fitting model for Elite Runway in New York City for more than 30 years. She was an avid collector of antiques and shared that joy with her brother, Steven.

Harvey enjoyed gardening and helping animals, especially stray, feral and abandoned cats. She volunteered for Strays & Others Inc. of New Canaan for more than 15 years. 

Harvey is survived by her husband, Sinclair Seibert, of New Canaan; and a brother, Alan R. Harvey, of Warren, Ohio. She was predeceased by a brother, Steven Cabot Barns Harvey.

Burial will be private. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in New Canaan. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Strays & Others Inc., P.O. Box 473, New Canaan, CT 06840.

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