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Sylvia Irene Lane (1945-2020)

Sylvia Irene Lane

LIVERMORE - Sylvia Irene Lane, 74, passed away November 14, 2020 in Livermore.

She was born New Year’s eve of 1945 in Damarascotta, the daughter of Manley and Ella E. (Gamage) Lane. A native of South Bristol, she was the great granddaughter of Harvey Gamage, the master boat builder in Bristol Maine.

For years she worked in the medical field and then in holistic medicine. Sylvia advocated for Death with Dignity and medical marijuana in Maine. She had a huge heart taking in anyone that needed a helping hand. She was loved by so many.
Sylvia has always been pulled to the roots of her childhood. She often reminisced fond memories of her childhood at Gamage Ship Yard and Christmas Cove in South Bristol and of her family’s bond with the communities of fisherman, lobsterman and scallop draggers.

She leaves behind her oldest son Michael Weaver, the owner of Carriage House Cafe and Holistic Medicine of Livermore, her youngest Daughter Melissa Rizer, retired Truck driver and part time caregiver. Her two brothers Robert and Harvey Lane both boat builders at bath iron works and her sister Marlene Lightfoot Lane who gave many years in the medical field, grandson Richard Lee (Katie) Light, granddaughters Holly Warner, Angela Elizabeth Coron and Ashley Nyberg. Great-grandchildren Gabriel Lucien Light, and Nathen and Cyprus Warner. They will all miss her dearly.

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