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Catherine Lusk Austin

June 10, 1944 ~ April 20, 2017 (age 72)

Catherine Lusk Austin, 72, unexpectedly died at Physicians Regional Hospital on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Naples, FL due to complications following an exploratory heart procedure. 

Cathy was a 1962 graduate of Naples High School. She graduated from BYU with an Art Degree in 1966. She lived the majority of her life in Naples. After retiring in 2004, she continued living an active life. Some of her interests included traveling, enjoying the arts, crafting, family, friends, and faith. Her summers were spent at her husband’s family farm in Roaring Branch, PA. She was an active member of the Old Timers’ Reunion. Throughout her life Cathy rescued and owned many animals and spent the last few years raising proceeds for the Humane Society Naples.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Austin; daughter, Jacqueline (Rodney) Franklin; daughter, Lori Andersen; and grandchildren, Shyenne Franklin, Trevor Greene, Levi Franklin, and Erika Andersen.

A memorial service is scheduled on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm at the Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel, 2011 Pine Ridge Road. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Cathy’s life.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Humane Society Naples


Charitable donations may be made to:

Humane Society Naples
370 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples FL 34104
Tel: 1-239-643-1555

 Service Information

Memorial Service
May 12, 2017

4:00 PM
Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel
2011 Pine Ridge Road
Naples, FL 34109

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