Audrey Madge (Lee) Scarborough, 85, formerly of Leicester


RUTLAND TOWN — Audrey Madge (Lee) Scarborough passed peacefully at her home Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Audrey was born July 26, 1937, to Frank E and Dorothy Dean Lee in Benson, Vt. Audrey graduated from Brandon High School in 1955. After graduation, she worked at the Ayrshire Breeders Association. She married Kenneth (Bucky) Scarborough Sept. 30, 1955, and they made their home in Leicester for the first 57 years of their marriage, moving to Rutland Town in 2015.

While their daughters were young, Audrey was a full-time mom. She was active in the Leicester PTO, was instrumental in starting the Leicester swimming program, and was Treasurer of the Salisbury Congregational Church. In 1964, Audrey began her life-long career at First Brandon National Bank, working her way from bookkeeping to Vice President and manager of the FBNB branch in Pittsford, retiring in 1998. She was treasurer for the BHS Alumni Association for more than 30 years.

Audrey loved animals, especially horses. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, cooking a nice family meal, coffee with the girls, yearly fall trips to Maine and winters in Florida.

She was predeceased by her parents; three brothers, Allyn, Edwin and Dean; and her sister, Anna. She is survived by her husband, Bucky; daughters Vicki Scarborough of Sarasota, Fla., and Lisa Shaddock (Chris) of Mendon; two grandsons, Lema Carter (Ashley) and Blair Shaddock (Makayla); two great-grandchildren, Gabriel and Camellia Carter; a special niece, Jude Butterfoss; and several other nieces and nephews.

There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, April 15, at the Brandon American Legion Post 55, 550 Franklin Street, Brandon, Vt., beginning at noon with a brief service at 12:30 p.m., followed by lunch.

Memorial contributions in her name can be made to VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, 7 Albert Cree Drive, Rutland, Vt., 05701, or Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, Vt., 05763

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. ◊


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