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Ingrid Rahavy

July 25, 1924 — August 8, 2020

Ingrid Sälgerstam Rahavy, 96, of Camillus, formerly of Schenectady, passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Iroquois Nursing Home. Ingrid was born in Fröseke, Sweden to the late Ruth and Julius Sälgerstam in 1924. Prior to coming to the US in 1965, Ingrid worked as a model in Copenhagen, Denmark. During her years in Schenectady, Ingrid was part of the St. Clare’s Hospital Auxiliary, a docent at the Schenectady Museum, a member of Zion Lutheran Church and an avid tennis player and fan. For the last six years, Ingrid lived at Camillus Ridge Terrace. She made many great friends in Camillus and thrived in her new home.

Ingrid was predeceased by her parents; sister, Elsa; and husband of 36 years, Dr. Shahab Rahavy.

Surviving are her daughter, Kristine (James) Rahavy Breault of Onondaga Hill; stepson, Stephen Paul Rahavy of Dedham, MA; grandchildren, Erik Breault of Minneapolis, MN, Jillian Breault of Ithaca, Stephen and Sean Rahavy of New York and Shana Rahavy Hoo of Chappaqua; and nieces, Linda Boghrati of Tiburon, CA and Evelyn Boghrati of Santa Barbara, CA.

Services will be private. Burial will be at a later date at her home church in Älghult, Sweden.

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