Krasimira Borisova Lusby,”Krasi”, 77, passed away on February 27, 2022 at her home in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Krasi was born Krasimira Borisova Stoimenova in Samokov, Bulgaria on March 25, 1944. She soon moved to her pre-war family home in Sofia, Bulgaria after the end of World War II. She worked in Sofia as an economist for nine years as a young adult.
Krasi escaped from Bulgaria during the Cold War in September, 1973 to Trieste, Italy via Yugoslavia. She came to the United States of America in December, 1973 with the assistance of her uncle Dr. George Naldjieff, one of the first dentists in Calvert County, Maryland in the 1950’s.
In 1977, Krasi graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist from the Community College of Baltimore. She practiced as a dental hygienist for Dr. George Naldjieff for ten years and for Dr. Jack Ursic for thirty years. She also preformed many duties for her husband Dr. Thomas F. Lusby, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Prince Frederick, Maryland.
Krasi enjoyed playing bridge, reading books, collecting kaleidoscopes, and browsing in antiques stores. She was a long-time member of Christ Church on Broomes Island Road and a lifetime member of the Calvert County Historical Society. She cherished her immediate and extended family, her coworkers, and her friends.
Krasi is survived by her husband of thirty-nine years, Dr. Thomas F. Lusby, III, her sister -in-law Caroline Lusby Evens of Lynchburg, Virginia, and her sister Viktoria
Filkova who lives in Germany. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Louise Victoria Lusby.
The family will receive friends on Thursday March 3, 2022 from 1-3 PM and 6-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road Port Republic, Maryland. Funeral services will beheld on Friday March 4, 2022, 11 AM at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Church Street, Prince Frederick. MD. Internment will follow the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to either St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 25 Church Street Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678 or St. Mary’s College of Maryland Economics Department 18952 E. Fishers Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686
Published by Maryland Independent on Feb. 28, 2022.