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

Darlene was born in Bristol, Conn., on April 25, 1956. She was the daughter of Donald and Peggy (Harrison) Bezanson. She grew up in Bristol, Conn., where she received her early education and graduated from New Britain, Conn., high school. She afterwards furthered her education at E.C. Goodwin School of Cosmetology. She has been a resident of Vermont since the early 1970s. 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” with one another.

She is survived by three sons: Jason Bezanson of Tilton, N.H., Robert Dragon of Hardwick, and Donald Dragon of Hyde Park; three sisters: Patricia Bezanson of Middlebury, Donna Bezanson of Weybridge, and Sherry Bezanson of Chester, N.H.: one brother: Wayne Bezanson of Whiting; her father, Donald Bezanson of Waterbury, Conn. Three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and 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, Conn.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; the American Cancer Society, Vermont Division, 55 Day Lane, Willison, VT 05495.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.