Sally Dedecker, a publishing executive and longtime local Catskill resident, who loved being out of the big city ‘Rat Race’, died peacefully Monday evening, November 7, 2017, after a bout with cancer. She was 62. She ran her own publishing consulting company Sally Dedecker Enterprises since 1993. Prior to this she had worked for a number of publishing companies in various management positions. A graduate of Hofstra University on Long Island, New York, Sally Dedecker began her publishing career right out of college.
In September, Sally was honored at the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) Annual Meeting with a Lifetime Service Award in recognition of her “tireless and persistent efforts” as a board member for 22 years.
She was predeceased by her partner Mike Reed and is survived by a brother, George Dedecker and his wife Pamela.
Family and friends will gather on Thursday, Nov. 16th from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, 139 Jefferson Hgts., Catskill. A prayer service will be conducted by Sister Mary Mazza at 4:30 p.m. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to lungcanceralliance.org/ Messages of condolence may be made to MillspaughCamerato.com.