Darlene Geneva Bezanson1

F, #27792, b. 25 April 1956, d. 13 January 2021
Father*Donald Raymond Bezanson1
Mother*Peggy Ann Farnham1 b. 28 Jun 1938, d. 8 Aug 1998


Clifton Alvin Dragon b. 8 Nov 1948, d. 9 Sep 2015
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Darlene Bezanson
     Darlene Geneva Bezanson was born on 25 April 1956 at Connecticut.1 She married Clifton Alvin Dragon on 7 June 1987 at Salisbury, Vermont. She was 31. He was 38.1 Darlene Geneva Bezanson died on 13 January 2021 at Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin, Vermont, at age 64.2

Darlene G. Dragon, age 64, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.

Darlene was born in Bristol, CT on April 25, 1956. She was the daughter of Donald and Peggy (Harrison) Bezanson. She grew up in Bristol, CT where she received her early education and graduated from New Brittan, CT high school. She afterwards furthered her education at E.C. Goodwin School of Cosmetology. She has been a resident of Vermont since the early 1970’s. She has made her home in Barre since 2016. In her earlier years she had worked at Cabot Creamery in Cabot, followed by working alongside her Husband Clifton for their business Dragon’s Logging. She was an avid gardener and loved her flowers. She enjoyed lawn sales and fishing. Photography was one of her biggest passions. 

Her children and her fondly shared the phrase “I love you to the moon and back” to one another. 

She is survived by 3 sons; Jason Bezanson of Tilton, NH, Robert Dragon of Hardwick and Donald Dragon of Hyde Park, 3 sisters; Patricia Bezanson of Middlebury, Donna Bezanson of Weybridge and Sherry Bezanson of Chester, NH, 1 brother; Wayne Bezanson of Whiting and her father; Donald Bezanson of Waterbury, CT. 3 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews & cousins also survive her. She was predeceased by her mother Peggy Farnham, a brother; Edward Bezanson and her former husband; Clifton Dragon.

A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date, in Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.2
Last Edited24 Feb 2021


  1. [S813] Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, "Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008", Darlene Geneva Bezanson; Clifton Alvin Dragon; Date: 7 June 1987.
  2. [S680] Darlene (Bezanson) Dragon Death Notice, Miller & Ketcham Funeral Homes (Brandon, Vermont), accessed 24 February 2021.