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Rita B. Tuxford

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Rita Tuxford, age 88 of Jupiter passed away peacefully at her Jupiter home on June 19. She was originally from Plainville, Connecticut and moved to the Jupiter/Tequesta area in 1976 with her Family. She graduated Springfield College of Nursing in Massachusetts, which lead to a career of caring for people in Hospital care to eventually becoming the Plainville High School's Nurse for many years while raising her 2 sons, Brian and David. Rita and her family were avid boaters in the New England area. The family boat name was christened "Charisma", which was fitting for Rita's dynamic personality and infectious charm. She was a world traveller. She toured extensively in Europe with her husband Burton and loved to play golf and bridge. She is survived by her two sons; Brian Kincaid, David Kincaid and his wife Julie along with 5 Grandchildren; Jennifer, Josh, Bo, Aly and Taylor. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 22nd at 2-3PM followed by a Celebration of Life at 3PM. The Family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association in her memory.