Deaver, Priscilla Sailer and Family

My mother’s sister, Priscilla Sparks Sailer, was born in 1910. She married J. Montgomery Deaver, a prominent Philadelphia surgeon, who died in 1978. She later married Stillman Kelley. Priscilla died in 1994 in Camden, Maine, where she and Stillman lived year-round. In her younger years, Priscilla had spent some summers in Camden, as had her daughter, Sally. Sally was a very talented and accomplished athlete, particularly in horseback riding and skiing. I believe she was a candidate for the Olympics at some point. However, in 1963 Sally was killed in a horseback-riding accident. The gallery on this page has images of all three members of the Deaver family.

Sally Deaver on the Beach in Camden, Maine