Dr. Carole M. C. (Paul) Alton

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Dr. Carole M. C. (Paul) Alton

a resident of Pepperell, died Sunday, Nov. 19, after a long battle with Lyme disease. She was the beloved wife of William J. Alton.

She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental surgery from the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1965, and a doctorate of medical dentistry from Tufts University in 1976. Mrs. Alton was a professor at Tufts Dental School through 2005. From 1978 to 1991, she had a dental practice on Main Street in Groton. She was a dedicated sports fan and particularly loved skating and New England Revolution Soccer. According to family members, Mrs. Alton was involved in Dog Agility Competitions with her collie, Lola. She loved a wide range of music from Billy Idol to Rachmaninov. She had a wicked sense of humor, family members said. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Paul M. C. Alton and Guy W. B. Alton, both of Mason, N.H.; a daughter, Pamela C. D. Alton of Nashua; four grandchildren, Ian, Winter, Renee, Camilla; and three step-grandchildren, Nicky, Rusty, and C.J. Published in the Lowell Sun on 11/24/2006.

Read Carole’s Full Obituary Here

This quilt square was made by Christina Murphy in honor of Dr. Carole Alton.

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