Our Founder

Elizabeth Libby Mascia, Our Founder

Elizabeth Libby Mascia

December 21, 1920 – September 15, 2012

The purpose of human life is to serve,
to show compassion, and the will to
help others.

– Albert Schweitzer

Elizabeth “Libby” Scarborough Mascia dedicated herself to securing educational opportunities for all children and was committed to sharing with others her firm commitment that everyone is a person of value. Libby had a passion for giving back to her community and was an active supporter of numerous organizations, charities, and philanthropic endeavors in Westchester County. Most notably, she was the founding president of the Day Care Center of the Tarrytowns in 1967, later renamed the Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center in her honor. Through the Center she vitally impacted the lives of generations of families. She was a role model and an inspiration to countless individuals. Her legacy will live on as the Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center continues to provide peace of mind to working families for many years to come emulating her compassion to serve and help others and to do it well.

Obituary for Elizabeth “Libby” Mascia