Laura R. Prouty


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Groton - Gloucester - Laura Richardson Prouty, 37, died July 10, 2019, peacefully at her home in Groton at the Seven Hills Pediatric Nursing Home. Her parents, Dick and Doris Prouty were at her side when she died.

Laura had severe brain damage, caused by a seizure disorder that started in her first month of life and could not be controlled. She died as she lived - full of grace, love, strength and beauty.

Laura is survived by her sister, Ila Sahai Prouty, and husband, Peter Hickman, of Bakersville, NC, and brother, Seth Gardner Prouty, and wife, Bo Lee, of Brooklyn, NY, her nieces Ila Yenah Prouty, Lee Yoonji Prouty, Eliza July Hickman and nephew Charles Orion Prouty, as well as a great many cousins.

A memorial service will be held at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church Street, Gloucester, on Saturday, August 24 at 11AM. Following the service, relatives and friends are invited to attend a gathering and collation in the church vestry. Information and directions will be at the church website.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Laura's memory, may be made to TownGreen2025 at, or to the Seven Hills Pediatric Nursing Home in Groton, MA.
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Jesse Parsons
Aug 08, 2019
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Michele Gaynor
Aug 07, 2019
My condolences to the Prouty family. May Laura's spirit shine on you all till you meet again. Love Michele