Eaton of Ipswich, 50, died peacefully on Wednesday, January 22, 2014
with family at her side after a courageous two year battle with
A graduate of
Ethel Walker School, Andy received one of the top awards given at
commencement, the Cary Page Memorial Prize for Versatility and was
inducted into the Caroline Walker Honor Society. After receiving her
B.A. from Hollins College, Andy worked at the racehorse syndicate
firm Centennial Farms with her father and brother before becoming
the caring and adored mother of two beautiful daughters.
talented rider and determined competitor, Andy enthusiastically
participated in multiple equestrian disciplines, including three day
eventing, hunting and show jumping. Some of her many successes
include winning the coveted Heard Cup and Masterís Cup in the world
of hunting, astride her equestrian partner Norma Jean.
Andy was a gifted
creative artist with an eye for design. An accomplished silkscreen
artist, her many equestrian-themed prints were known for their
distinctive sharp line style, including designing the logo for
Centennial Farms. She was a voracious reader and enjoyed decoupage
among other creative activities. Never one to complain, Andyís
strength and drive in no way allowed her illness to stop her from
living a full life, recently starting a small business, Todd Hollow.
of the late Donald V. Little, Andy leaves her daughters Tapley Dane
Eaton and Isabella Hayward Eaton, her mother Judith A. Little,
brother Donald V. Little, Jr., sister-in-law Holly Little and her
nephews Donald III and James, all of Ipswich, and many other family
and friends. A service will be held on Monday, February 3 at 10:30
am at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Danvers. Arrangements
by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. Contributions in
Andyís memory can be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10
Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445.