1925 - 2016

Dan Lacy Scott

As Marian Eleanor Marcel Wise, she was born at Eastbourne, Sussex on 2 March 1925, daughter of Francis St George Wise (10 April 1874-1952), a sea captain, and his wife Bessie Louise née Mullinger (26 September 1898-1993), who married at Thanet, Kent in 1921 and in 1939 were living at 63 Western Avenue, Ashford, Kent. Marian, always known as Dan, grew up in Canterbury and Ashford, Kent attending the Marist Convent in Hythe and Ashford School and studied fashion at Canterbury Art College. Marian married at Ashford, Kent in 1943, John Lacy-Scott (21 November 1917-24 March 1994), a chartered surveyor of Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk. The couple’s first home was in Northgate Street, Bury St Edmund's and they later moved to Little Whelnetham, near Bury St Edmund's. A Suffolk amateur artist, who only took up painting following the death of her husband at The Old Angel, 44 College Street, Bury St Edmund's in 1994. A long-time member of the Bury St Edmund's Art Society, she exhibited her paintings at Bury St Edmund's Art Gallery and took top spot in a national competition in 2003 for her picture 'Gone Bananas' of a plantation in the Canary Islands, where her daughter Georgina lived, and she collected her prize at the House of Lords. She lived in College Street, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk and Marian Eleanor Marcel Lacy-Scott died at West Suffolk Hospital after a brief illness, on 11 October 2016, she had six children.

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