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Christy Fort

December 24, 1946 — March 25, 2021

Christy L. Fort, 74, of Washington, died Thursday, March 25, 2021, at Windsor Manor Sr. Living Campus in Sigourney.  The family will greet friends Thursday, April 1, 2021, from 2 – 4 PM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington.  A general memorial fund has been established.

Christy Lee (Glider) Fort was born December 24, 1946, in Washington, Iowa, the daughter of Francis and Vera (Sowash) Glider.  She attended Washington High School.  In 1964 she was united in marriage to Charles Bruty.  The couple later divorced.  On December 27, 1984 she married James L. Fort in Washington.  Christy worked as a cashier at Goodwill and later in housekeeping at the Washington County Hospital.  She was a member of the Washington VFW and enjoyed gardening, coloring, watching the Cubs and spending time with her grandson.

Survivors include her sons Mark and Joel Bruty of Washington, one grandson Caleb Bruty and one brother Gene Glider of Denver, Colorado.

Preceding Christy in death were her parents, her husband James Fort in 2011 and sister-in-law Shirley Glider.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Beatty Funeral Home Washington

107 S 15th Ave, Washington, IA 52353

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