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Cynthia "Cyndy" B. Wood
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • My Sister's House, Inc.
    P.O. Box 71171
    North Charleston, SC 29415

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“John,I was saddened to see Cyndy's obituary in the paper. However, I feel positive that she is in a better place and pleased that she isn't...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Ted Summerford - Mt Pleasant, SC

“So sad to hear of Cyndy's passing. I have wonderful memories of her in high school. We were co-captains on ski team in our senior year. A couple of...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Ann Williams - Durham, NH

“My heart goes out to Cyndy's lovely family. Cyndy holds a special place in my high school memories. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Pilar Wheeler - Midlothian, VA

“I'm so sorry to learn of Cyndy's passing. My heart and thoughts are with her friends and family in this especially trying time. May she find eternal...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Rebecca Casimiro (Amell) - Dover, NH

“John: So sorry to hear about your loss. We will always remember the lazy summer days spent at the Snee Farm pool, and how gentle and patiently you...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Angelo Hassig - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC

“So sorry to hear about your loss. Kathy and I have known both you and Cyndy for a long time. Our prayers go out to you. We are thinking of you both...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Andrew Markich - Naperville, IL

“I am so very sorry for your loss. My prayers for your families comfort. My honor to have known Cyndy. Lyn ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Lyn Swan - Charleston, SC


Cynthia "Cyndy" B. Wood, 61, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, passed away in the arms of her husband John at their home Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Cyndy was born July 7, 1958 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, one of two daughters of Dr. Homer F. Bechtell and Dolores Hyden Bechtell. Cyndy earned her undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of New Hampshire (Class of '80), Durham, NH, where she met John and where her father, Professor Emeritus, taught Mathematics. She went on to earn a master's degree in Public Administration from Penn State University. Her career led her to Kimberly-Clark, Time Warner, and Datahr Rehabilitation Institute of Danbury, CT from which she retired as vice-president of human resources.

Cyndy found delight in her gardens, drawing, cooking and finding special connections with her friends and family.

She is survived by her husband of 33 years, John Donald Wood of Mount Pleasant, SC; parents: Homer and Dolly Bechtell of Eatonton, GA; and sister, Michele Bechtell-Fritzi (Edward Fritzi) of Madison, GA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the memory of Cyndy Wood, may be made to My Sister's House, P.O. Box 71171, N. Charleston, SC 29415, who provide shelter for needful women and children www.mysistershouse.org