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Yacht charter broker Lynette Hendry died on Nov. 24 after a long illness. She was 78.

Born in New York City in 1941, Ms. Hendry grew up in Long Island, attended Wellesley and graduated from New York University. She had a career in social work mostly in Canada before moving to Fort Lauderdale and joining the yachting industry in the 1980s.

Lynette Hendry
Dec. 3, 1941 – Nov. 24, 2020

Ms. Hendry is survived by her daughter, Ailsa, and son-in-law, Tod Hudson, and granddaughter, Iona, of Treasure Island, Florida; her brother, Charles Lieppe (Susan Ellerin); and sister, Andrea Stillman (Howard), and nieces Sara and Leah and nephews Brett and Matthew.

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2 thoughts on “Veteran charter broker dies

  1. Bob Kimball

    RIP Lynette, Condolences to Friends and Family Members. She will be missed.

  2. Jennifer

    Sincere condolence to Lynette’s family. As a friend for decades she will most certainly be missed. Her tranquil demeanor was always a joy to be around. RIP my friend.

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