BRAUNSCHWEIG, CAROLE (nee KEYES), born July 25, 1942, passed away on March 16, 2015 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Duluth, Minnesota and raised in Royal Oak, Michigan. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan and went on to get her Masters in Library Science at the age of 50. Carole worked in several local libraries throughout her career including King Low Heywood and J.M. Wright Technical schools, as well as Norwalk Community College, the Darien Library and the Harry Bennett branch of the Ferguson Library in Stamford. She loved her friends and family with great generosity and was often the life of the party. She loved Ireland, where she enjoyed a second home with her late husband John. She also loved everything French, having spent a year in Paris post-college working as a nanny. She lived in Darien, Conn., where she raised her two children and a well-loved golden retriever and Irish wolfhound. She travelled the world, loved books, golf and people and had a fierce Irish strength and love of life. She is survived by and will be greatly missed by her son August Braunschweig; her daughter Katherine Silvan; her son-in-law Rob Silvan; the light of her life, her grandson, John River Silvan; her sister Kay Lennon; and brother Bill Keyes. Visitation to be held at Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue in Stamford, Conn., on Monday March 23rd from 4-7 p.m. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, May 9th at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 884 Newfield Avenue, in Stamford. Donations in Carole’s memory may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Talmadge Hill Community Church and Masonicare Home Health and Hospice.Published in Daily Tribune on Mar. 22, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View guest book "Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian..."- kathy delcarmine Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Carole Braunschweig Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Carole Braunschweig Add a photo +