Carolyn L. MacCrae


Carolyn L. MacCrae, 73, died July 10, 2009 at a Mount Desert Island Hospital. She was born Feb. 24, 1936, in Etna, the daughter of Arthur H. and Eleanor M. (Fish) Leeman. Carolyn was educated at the Longfellow School and Machias Teachers College. She taught in Etna for four years. She then became a trained emergency room technician and worked at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. She enjoyed watching movies and cooking. She was a past member of the Carmel Congregational Church and she was the youngest Master of the Mount Etna Grange 38.

She is survived by her son Gary MacCrae and his wife Pammella of Etna; daughters Mary Prescott and her husband David of Bangor; and Lori DiGuardia and her husband Dominic of Seal Harbor; three grandchildren, Brandon Prescott of Bangor, Christopher and Cameron MacCrae of Etna; several nieces and nephews; special friends Rosemary and Charles Stephenson; and special companion, her granddog Jordan. She was predeceased by her husband Guy E. MacCrae, Jr.

A memorial service was held July 15, 2009 at Jordan-Fernald in Mount Desert. Contributions in Carolyn’s memory may be made to the Mount Desert Nursing Association, P.O. Box 399, Northeast Harbor ME 04662; MDI Hospital Auxiliary, P.O. Box 8, Bar Harbor ME 04609; or Island Connections, 15 Eagle Lake Rd, Bar Harbor ME 04609. Condolences may be expressed at

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