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Dawn Babcock
CARRIBASSETT VALLEY, Maine - Dawn Babcock,

age 52, of Carribassett Valley, Maine died Monday, September 15, 2008.
She was the wife of Richard Brown and daughter of Jean Vanicek Babcock and the late William J. Babcock, Sr.
Born in Newport, RI, she was a 1973 graduate of Middletown High School where she was instrumental in organizing the MHS Ski Club. She was an active Junior Member of the Newport Yacht Club and could be found racing her Blue Jay, Orangeade or sailing for adventure on Narragansett Bay.
She had a 25 year career on sailing yachts, primarily as first mate on the Scripps Family vessels, Rainbow and Anodyne. An avid skier, she was in instructor and lift attendant at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine.
Dawn was the sister of J. Lorraine (Lorrie) Babcock of Portsmouth, RI and the late William (Skip) J. Babcock, Jr.; former wife of Tommy Luther of Tennessee; and niece of V. James and Sally Vanicek of Middletown, RI. She also leaves many cousins and friends.
Donations, in Dawns name, may be made to the NYC Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 944, Newport, RI 02840 or the Sugarloaf Regional Ski Educational Foundation, Village West #13, Carribassett Valley, ME 04947.
A Memorial Service will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at the Newport Yacht Club, 110 Long Wharf, Newport, RI.

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