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MAHONEY, Heidi Marie (Lyon)
MAHONEY - Heidi Marie (nee Lyon)
Age 86, died October 9, 2017 in Mansfield, Texas. She was the wife of David J. Mahoney; mother of David (Deborah), Neal (Emma), and John (Nancy); grandmother of Colin (Zuri), Alexander (Jordan), Matthew, and Megan. Earning Master's and Doctoral degrees in education, and holding prestigious positions at Buffalo State College and the New York State Education Department, she was a trail-blazer in higher education administration at a time when such careers were unavailable to most women. A memorial will be held in Buffalo at a date still to be determined. If desired, memorial contributions may be made in Heidi's name to the National Alzheimer's Association. To donate by mail, send a check to: Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011. Or to donate by phone, call 800.272.3900.