Audrey (Cotter) Baston

December 25, 1926 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 95)


Audrey Cotter Baston passed away peacefully on April 18, 2022, in Framingham, MA.  She was born on December 25, 1926, in New York City to parents Dorothy Eldridge Cotter and Frank Cotter. 

Audrey was survived by daughter and son-in-law Laurie and Joseph Watts, son Les Baston Jr., grandchildren Jessica and Mike Poole, Nicole and Stephen Pisano, Brook and Katja Willeford, Nate and Tessa Baston and Erin Baston and her great-grandchildren, Cameron and Aubrie Poole, Julian Pisano and Hazel Willeford and also by her nieces,  Nancy Cotter Drennan and Patricia Cotter.   Her husband, Les died April 10, 2002, and daughter, Lynn Murray Willeford, predeceased her.  
Audrey spent most of her life residing in Morningside in Milford, Connecticut, moving to Framingham, Massachusetts three years ago to be near family. Audrey retired from Yale University where she was their Real Estate Manager.  

She and her husband, Les, enjoyed many sailing adventures in their Endeavor sailboat. She was a long-term member of the Milford Yacht Club and participated in numerous MYC Cruises along the New England coast as well as traveling to Maine and Canada many summers.  Audrey was a volunteer at Milford Hospital for decades and a committed blood donor for the Red Cross.  She enjoyed playing badminton with friends, playing bridge with her Morningside neighbors, working in her garden, and relaxing at the Morningside beach.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation be made to the Red Cross in her memory.

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