Susana Bouquet-Chester, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist and longtime resident of Woodstock, Dr. Susana Bouquet-Chester passed away on March 6th in Rhinebeck, at age 98, after a short illness. In her youth, Susana lived in several South American countries and spoke five languages fluently. Eventually coming to New York City, she obtained her Ph.D. at Columbia University. Upon her late husband Harry Chester’s retirement from the NY Times, Susana and Harry moved to Woodstock, where she continued to practice for many years. She was a very active and involved member of the community by way of the Unitarian Congregation of the Catskills and Family of Woodstock, among others. Spending winters in St, Petersburg, FL, Dr. Bouquet-Chester lectured and led discussion groups at Eckerd College. She is survived by loving nieces in Brazil, nephews in Washington, DC, and by very dear friends in New York City and Saugerties.

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