SARATOGA SPRINGS — Ingrid “Ganga” Stone passed away peacefully at Wesley Healthcare Center in Saratoga Springs on the afternoon of June 2, 2021.
She was born on October 30, 1941, in New York City. She graduated from Fieldston High School in the Bronx and attended Columbia University General Studies. She went on to found and be the executive director of God’s Love We Deliver, a New York City-based non-profit providing nutritious meals to homebound persons with AIDS, and later other conditions. God’s Love We Deliver currently has over 17,000 annual volunteers and delivers over 10,000 meals each weekday.
She is survived by her daughter, Hedley Stone (Bridgette), of Richmond, Massachusetts, and her son, Clement Hill, of Saratoga Springs, as well as her sister Elsa Stone, MD, (Steven Wolfson, MD) of Guilford, CT.
She lived in Saratoga Springs for over 20 years, and enjoyed the community greatly, and particularly loved walking in Congress Park with her dog, Bobby McGee. She also highly enjoyed reading and music and was a devoted fan of the Saratoga Springs Public Library.
In her final years, she received wonderful home care from Home Instead, and was very grateful for their kindness and attention.
A memorial will be held at a future date. Donations can be made in her honor to God’s Love We Deliver.