Sandra Young

Obituary of Sandra Young

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Sandra A. Young, 80, of Dickinson Center, NY formerly of Brushton, NY, passed away peacefully on Monday October 25, 2021, with family by her side. She was born in Massena NY, the daughter of Lloyd and Thelma Richards. She attended St. Regis Falls Central School. Arrangements are with the Flint Funeral Home Moira. A loving and talented women Sandra. She dedicated her life to family, Beautiful Adirondack artwork, having lived her entire life in the Adirondacks, she was continually inspired by the region's rich colors and peaceful beauty. Her art allowed her to bring her love for this area alive. She also dedicated much time to her breathtaking gardens and baking for her family and friends. She was well known and loved in her community, where she was a member of Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, and her long lasting involvement with the Almanzo & Laura Wilder Association as a volunteer and board member, she inspired a love for the Wilder Homestead and the history that is present in much of her artwork. Sandra is survived by her husband of 61 years, Charles Young, Daughter Pamela (Victor) Caster of Colton NY, Son David (Heather) Young of Syracuse NY, Grandchildren Nathan (Brittani) Caster, Dustin Caster, Alexander Young, Madison Young, Jennifer (Brian) Moseley and Step grandchildren Griffen and Gabriella David, Great grandchildren Owen and Benjamin Moseley, Maliah Caster, Sisters Darlene (William) Chermak Austin TX, Sharon Deon Malone NY, many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Sandra was predeceased by her parents and beloved son John. Per Sandra's wishes, the family will gather privately in celebration of her life. A quote found by her family that she had written; "The best way to be missed when you're gone, is to stand for something while you're here. The flowers of all tomorrows are the seeds of today, gardening is a way of showing you believe in tomorrow. Friends are the flowers in a life's garden. No two gardens are the same or no two days are the same, as friends" In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Sandra's memory to The Almanzo Wilder Homestead located in Burke NY or Shriner's Hospital To the caring and compassionate ICU staff and her doctor at Alice Hyde Memorial Hospital. The family extends our upmost gratitude for the care you provided. Sandra will sorely be missed by everyone who knew and loved her. Condolences and memories may be shared on the "tribute wall" at