Marguerite “Daisy” D’Amico


Marguerite “Daisy” D’Amico passed away peacefully on Dec. 31, 2020, at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth. She was born June 8, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Rose Mary (Croce) D’Amico and Joseph D’Amico. She was preceded in death by her dear friend Carolyn Sweetser and sister Rose Marie (D’Amico) Lorentz.

Daisy graduated from West Philadelphia Catholic Girls’ High School. She earned her B.A. from Trinity College in Washington, D.C., followed by Catholic University of America, earning her M.A. in administrative supervision.

Daisy settled in Bar Harbor and enjoyed life with her companion of 40 years, Carolyn Sweetser. She was employed by EYES in Ellsworth, where she worked for 23 years as optical manager. She was loved and respected by her co-workers and the many patients she helped during her time there.

She is survived by many dear friends in the Bar Harbor community, two nephews and many relatives in the Philadelphia area.

Daisy had a warm and generous heart and touched many people with her love. She will be greatly missed.