2010-06-03 / Obituaries


Nancy Scott McCabe (formerly known as Agor), 71, died on May 26, 2010, at her home in Granbury, TX. She had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

Mrs. McCabe was born in Attleboro, MA, on July 6, 1938, a daughter of the late Edward and Katherine Scott. She graduated from Attleboro High School in 1956, and from Wells College in 1960. She married John Agor in 1961, with whom she had three children, Lt. Col. John Scott Agor, of Granbury, TX; Gregory Agor, of Nanjemoy Creek, MD; and Andrew Agor, of Katonah, all of whom survive her. She and Mr. Agor divorced in 1980.

In 1984, she married Daniel L. Mc- Cabe, who died in 2007. Mrs. McCabe is also survived by her sister, Elinor Scott Abbe, of Meriden, CT, and 6 grandchildren.

Mrs. McCabe was engaged in a variety of pursuits during her life, most notably as a real estate agent in the Danbury region, and in the print media and advertising business in Westchester County. She was an avid gardener and a voracious reader. She was a former president and active member of the Lake Mahopac Garden Club, and also served as President of the board of the Mahopac Public Library.

She was enchanted by the Caribbean, and maintained a home on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts for many years, where she has requested that her ashes be scattered. She will be missed. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wells College, and sent to Advancement Office, 170 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026. Arrangements were handled by the Wiley Funeral Home of Granbury, TX.

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