Susan Galbraith

Obituary of Susan H. Galbraith

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Susan Galbraith, a resident of Darien, CT and a former 40-year resident of Barrington, RI passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Born on May 7, 1931 in East Orange, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Henry Frank Herbig and Esther Priest Herbig and was raised in Ohio and New Jersey. Susan graduated from Mountain Lakes High School in Mountain Lakes, NJ and from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA where she received a degree in English literature with Phi Beta Kappa honors.


She was a lifelong artist, studying at the Art Students League in New York City, the Birmingham Art Society in Birmingham, MI, the Greenwich Art Society in Greenwich, CT, the Silvermine Art School in New Canaan, CT and the Newport Art Museum in Newport, RI.


She is survived by her daughter, Susan Galbraith Johnson and her husband Frank of Castleton, VT, Peter W. Galbraith of Manhattan, NY, Steven M. Galbraith and his wife Lucy of Darien, CT and five grandchildren, Katie and Harry Galbraith, Sarah and Mac Johnson and Lucy Johnson Fitzgerald.


A private service will be scheduled in the summer.

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