Gretchen Zimmer

Obituary of Gretchen Ann Zimmer

Gretchen Ann Zimmer December 13, 1959 - March 11, 2021 Gretchen was born December 13, 1959 in Syracuse, NY, the daughter of Robert H. Zimmer, MD and Mary C. (Duddleston) Zimmer, NP. She graduated from Wm. Nottingham High School in 1977. She went on to earn a BA from Syracuse University in 1981 in fine arts and an MFA from New York University in 1984. She enjoyed travel, skiing, and the creative arts. She was a competitive equestrian, primarily with Morgan horses in New York and New England venues. For many years Gretchen resided in Vermont. Gretchen is survived by her father, Robert of Jamesville, NY; sister, Amy L. Britt (Marshall) of Weedsport, NY, sister, Catherine Z. Crosby (Andrew) of Richmond, VA, and nieces, Maya and Julie Crosby. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary. A private graveside service will be held in Ovid, NY by the family at a time when gathering is safer for those who loved Gretchen. Arrangements are with Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel.
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A private graveside service will be held in Ovid, NY.

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