Jane G. Ten Eyck\nApril 29, 1931 - July 13, 2020\nJane Fairfax Gouverneur Ten Eyck died peacefully of natural causes on July 13, 2020 at her residence in Beaufort, SC.\nJane was born on April 29, 1931 in Rochester, NY to Heiskell Fairfax Gouverneur and Caroline Erickson Jeffress. She graduated from the University of Rochester with a degree in Education and Art. Art was always part of her life, expressed in a myriad of ways including calligraphy.\nShe is predeceased by her parents, her husband Benjamin Lansing Boyd Ten Eyck, her brother Minor Heiskell Fairfax Gouverneur and sister Caroline Gouverneur Dillon. Jane is survived by sons Benjamin Boyd (Karen O'Shea), Thomas Jeffress (Mary Lee Sears) and Peter Fairfax Ten Eyck(Lisa Smith), granddaughter Anna Fairfax Ten Eyck, grandson Paul J Caruana, granddaughter Leigh Caruana and great granddaughters Hannah A. Caruana and Lilian Piper Caruana and great grandson Giovani Monroe Caruana.\nJane made lots of friends. She loved her boys, their wives, her dogs, her grandchildren, her nieces and nephews, and we all loved her. Jane, a devoted servant of Jesus Christ was heavily involved in her church, whether at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Rochester NY, or The Parish Church of St. Helena in Beaufort, participating in Alter Guild, Bible Studies and a variety of other activities. She was also involved in many charities over her lifetime including TWIG, Rochester School for the Deaf, The Rochester Children's Nursery, and the Rochester Historical Society. She once spent a week in the aviary at the Seneca Park Zoo, painting an ID plaque for every bird in the building.\nJane was an avid tennis player and swimmer from an early age, (she met her future husband on the tennis court). She loved to snorkel in the Caribbean with her husband Ben, while he took underwater photographs. Jane was an avid birder and a passionate and active preservationist and was instrumental in developing the Audubon Club on Fripp Island SC, whose Ten Eyck lecture series is named after Jane and Ben. The Fairfax Marine Research Fund at The University of Virginia is also named in their honor.\nA memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 10:00 am at The Parish Church of St. Helena in Beaufort, SC with burial to follow in St. Helena Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Love Beaufort, c/o The Parish of St Helena, PO Box 1043, Beaufort, SC 29901, or The Fairfax Marine Research Fund at The University of Virginia; giving.Virginia.edu; Schools: Arts & Sciences: Fairfax Marine Research Fund.