Former SPEF president Stephanie Glazier, 57, died Wednesday after a year-long battle with breast cancer.
An integral part of the community, Glazier was diagnosed with cancer in November of 2010. She is the wife of editor of the , Bill Glazier.
"Stephanie was involved in a lot of activities around town and made a lot of friends over the years," said Henk Friezer. "I know her family; she and Bill were very close."
In April, a group of more than 30 of her friends and family—The Pink Flamingals—participated in in her honor.
"It's great to have support from your friends," Glazier told Patch at the event.
For nearly 30 years, Glazier worked in product development, strategic wholesale, retail business planning, marketing and management.
Since 2008, she was a buyer for the TJ Maxx Corporation. Over her career, Glazier held corporate positions with a variety of prestigious companies, some of which include the Disney Stores, Banana Republic and I. Magnin.
She is survived by her husband Bill Glazier and son Michael.
A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29 at .