Lee Anne Bowler, businesswoman, dies at 66

October 7, 2013
Lee Anne Bowler
Businesswoman

Lee Anne Bowler, who had been a partner for the last eight years with Space and Business Transitions, a business that did inventories of office furniture and equipment, died Sept. 22 at her home in Arlington. She was 66.

The cause was metastatic lung cancer, said her daughter, Tracy Baughman.

Lee Anne Taylor was born in Washington, where she graduated in 1964 from the Emerson Institute.

In the 1970s, she worked in furniture sales and office design. Later, she worked as a contractor in the foreclosure property unit of the Department of Veterans Affairs and ran a company doing building renewal and property maintenance.

For 27 years she had been in recovery in Narcotics Anonymous, where she sponsored and served as a mentor to other members.

Her marriage to Filmore Bowler ended in divorce. Survivors include a daughter, Tracy Leigh Bowler Baughman of Purcellville, Va.; a sister, Pamela Rae Kurasz of Arlington; and two grandchildren.

— Bart Barnes