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Victoria Byers, 73, Of New Canaan

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Victoria Kelly Byers of New Canaan died Aug. 3 at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan. She was 73. 

Born March 12, 1939, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Franklin and Virginia Kelly. She graduated from the Newman School of New Orleans and Smith College.

Byers worked as the director of development at Greenwich Academy in Greenwich. She also served as president of the Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk and was a longtime volunteer with St. Luke's Parish in Darien and Smith College. 

Byers is survived by three children, Ginny (Eric) Churchill, of Wellesley, Mass., Adair (Simon) Scott, of New Canaan and Crawford (Karen) Byers, of Denver; and eight grandchildren.  

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at St. Luke's Parish in Darien, with the Rev. David Anderson officiating. Edward Lawrence Funeral Home in Darien is handling arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or St. Luke's Parish, Vicki Byers Memorial Fund, 1864 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820.

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