A former co-director of the Charles River Creative Arts Program in Dover has died, according to a report on TheRepublic.com Thursday.
Priscilla Dewey Houghton, who served as a co-director for the program at the for more than 20 years, died at the age of 87 at her Cohasset home after a longtime struggle with lung cancer, according to the report.
Although she was initially diagnosed with the disease in the 1980s, Houghton far outlived a prognosis of only a few months at the time, the article reports.
Houghton took over the Creative Arts Program in Dover during the 1970s, according to the report.
A service will be held Saturday in Trinity Church in Boston.