LACY-SCOTT, Dan

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 (1874-1952) and his wife Bessie Louise née Mullinger, who married at Thanet, Kent in 1921. Marian was always known as Dan and 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 (1917-1994), 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 on 24 March 1994. A long time member of the Bury Arts Society, she exhibited her paintings at Bury 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. She collected her prize at the House of Lords. She lives in College Street, Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk. Dan died at West Suffolk Hospital after a brief illness, on 11 October 2016, she had six children.





Works by This Artist