Lynn DeG. Lafferty, a retired businesswoman who had been active in several organizations, died Nov. 11 from cancer at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. The former Elkridge Estates resident was 85.
The former Lynn DeGroff, the daughter of Ralph Lynn DeGroff, a stockbroker, and his wife, Marion Day DeGroff, a homemaker-volunteer, was born in Baltimore and raised in Homeland.
She was a 1951 graduate of the Bryn Mawr School and earned a bachelor’s degree in 1955 from Wellesley College. In 1959, she married Frederick Wayne Lafferty, a banker, who died in 2002.
Mrs. Lafferty was a co-founder and owner in the 1970s of Lybra Limited, a financial services company,...