Corliss Bryce Greene, 74, of Middleburgh, NY passed away on January 18th from multiple myeloma.
Born on April 2, 1946, in Corpus Christi, TX she was the daughter of the late Judson and Dorothy (Carter) Bryce.
Corliss graduated from Scotia‐Glenville High School and Mildred Elley Secretarial School, Albany. Corliss
later continued her education while raising a family, graduating with honors from SUNY Cobleskill with
as A.A.S. degree in histotechnology. She furthered her education in biological science at Russel Sage
College and became a certified medical transcriptionist in 1999.
Corliss worked for four years as a secretary for the NYS Civil Defense Commission in Albany. For 15
years she was employed as a histotechnician, ASCP (HT) senior associate in pharmaceutical research.
For several years she worked from home as a medical transcriptionist, retiring in 2006. Her interests
included art, reading, genealogy and gardening.
Corliss spent her formative years primitive camping in the Adirondacks with her father Judd and family.
She and her husband Foster carried on the tradition and shared their deep love of the outdoors and
considerable knowledge of the Adirondacks with her two sons and her grandchildren.
Corliss is survived by her husband Nathanial Foster Greene; two sons, Gabe (Amy) of Ballston Lake and
Seth (Wendy) of Weatherford, Texas; six grandchildren, Elena and Leo DiSarro, Cameron and Brandt
Shirley, Isabella and Victoria DiSarro; two brothers, Robert (Oksana) Bryce of Fiji, South Pacific, and Jay
(Tara) Bryce of Austin, Texas; two sisters, Valerie Barlous of Marysville, Washington and Vicki (Steve)
Pickens of Camano Island, Washington; step‐brother‐in‐law Joe deIlly of Sacramento, California and
step‐sister‐in‐law Margaret (David) Kelder of Cary, North Carolina.
A celebration of her life will be held at the family’s convenience and they thank you for remembering her and them through this time. Coltrain Funeral Home, LLC of Middleburgh is honored to be caring for Corliss and her family.
Memorial contributions may be made in Corliss’s name to the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation,
15 Broadway, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 https://www.adkloon.org/support
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