Doris Shaw

September 12, 1921 ~ March 16, 2019 (age 97)


Doris Shaw of Garrison passed away peacefully on March 16, 2019, at the age of 97.
She was born on September 12, 1921, in Richmond, Virginia to the late Barnett H. Garey
and Cora Wachsman Garey. She was retired from Abraham and Straus in Brooklyn
where she worked as an executive until 1993.
Doris was well known in the Garrison community, where she was the former Executive
Director of the Putnam History Museum. She was on the boards of directors of the
Putnam History Museum and of MANITOGA / The Russel Wright Design Center, and a
member of the Friends of the Desmond Fish Library.
She is survived by her loving daughter Liza Darmstadt and her husband Robert of
Tewksbury Township, NJ, her grandchildren Michael and Patrick Darmstadt, and 4 great-
grandchildren. She is also survived by her beloved sister Rosalie Zwain of Covina,
California, and a large extended network of family and friends.
A private memorial service will be held on a date to be determined. In place of flowers,
please feel free to contribute in her honor to MANITOGA at
For Doris’ guestbook to send the family condolences, please visit


Private Services


Manitoga The Russel Wright Design Center
PO Box 249, Garrison NY 10514

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