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Obituary: Edith Rycroft, Planned Parenthood Executive, Cherished Mother

Edith Rycroft

Oct. 22, 1924-May 13, 2023

Edith Rycroft, a resident of East Aurora from 1958 to 1978, died at Father Baker Manor in Orchard Park on Saturday, May 13. She was 97.

Born Edith Ticknor on Oct. 22, 1924, in Westfield, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Vivian Ticknor. She is also predeceased by her husband Bruce Rycroft, whom she wed in 1946.

Mrs. Rycroft was admired by many for her independence, optimism, warmth, and intelligence. She inspired many, including her...

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