Estelle Stevenson had a zest for life that made her a loyal friend and an exceptional salesperson. Her interest in responsible and responsive government led her to organize a group to defend the bedrock principles of American democracy.
Estelle B. Stevenson, a resident of Waterbury, died March 16. She was 68.
From an early start as a trained hypnotist, she segued into real estate sales, hired by a co-hypnotist who saw in his colleague a gift for connecting with people. He suggested that she come work for him as an agent in his real estate firm, the Beazley Company.
“She really took to it,” said Bill Bolevic. “She was great with people.” In her first year, she won the...