Deborah Ann Aus

July 8, 1954 - August 18, 2013

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DURHAM: Deborah Ann Aus passed away on August 18, 2013 after a courageous battle with kidney cancer and its insidious effects. Debbie was born in Montclair, NJ on July 8, 1954 to the late Ralph and Margaret O’Larte. She grew up in Lincroft, NJ and graduated from Middletown High in 1972. Debbie joined the first women’s class at Rutger’s College where she met her future husband, Brian Aus, and graduated in 1977. Debbie and Brian married and moved to the Research Triangle area of NC the same year, where they raised their son, Erik, and helped Brian build and run his law practice in Durham. In addition to Debbie’s husband and son, she is survived by sisters, Donna O’Larte, Denise O’Larte, brother Brian O’Larte and a host of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham.