Guilderland – Tracey K. Kristel, 55, passed away on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the St. Peter’s Hospice Inn after a long battle with lung cancer.
Tracey was born in Niskayuna to her parents, Dayle (Courtwright) Kristel and the late Kenneth Kristel.
Early on in life Tracey had a successful modeling career, travelling to New York City, Connecticut and several other locations.
Some of Tracey’s interests included sports cars, her coin and watch collection and her love of animals.
One of her favorite pastimes was spending days at the Saratoga Race Track with her grandmother.
Tracey leaves behind her mother, Dayle Kristel; her lifelong friend and spouse, Holly LaPorte Kristel as well as several cousins.
She was predeceased by her father, Kenneth; twin sister, Shelly Kristel and her grandmother and step-grandfather, Jean Courtwright and Herbert Morris.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 5th, at 10:30am at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Niskayuna. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
In memory of Tracey’s beloved cat, Skyler, please consider donations to the Animal Protective Foundation, 53 Maple Ave., Scotia, NY 12302.
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