Deb Simmons Passes After Battle with Cancer

It is with a heavy heart that we at Top Echelon deliver the news that Deb Simmons of Continental Search & Outplacement, Inc. passed at the end of September after bravely losing a brief battle with ovarian cancer.

Deb Simmons of Continental Search and Outplacement, Inc.

Deb Simmons

Deb was married to and worked with Top Echelon Network member Dan Simmons. Dan and Deb have been mainstays in Top Echelon since their agency joined the Network in October of 1996, frequently attending TE events and building long-lasting friendships and relationships with other Network members.

Deb worked as the Business Manager for Continental Search during the past two decades. With her help, Continental Search became one of the most successful agencies in the history of Top Echelon Network, making close to 200 placements and billing nearly $1.4 million.

After living close to Baltimore, Maryland for several years, Dan and Deb moved to the Seagrass Plantation Community in Dagsboro, Delaware in May of 2013.

“All of us here at Top Echelon are saddened by Deb’s passing,” said Top Echelon President and CEO Mark Demaree. “I’ve talked and met with Deb on many occasions, and she was a warm, friendly, and caring person. She always greeted me with a hug and a big smile. We’re going to miss her, and we send our warmest condolences and sympathies to Dan during this difficult time.”

Having been a breast cancer survivor, Deborah’s favorite charity was the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition in Sussex County.

Contributions, in lieu of flowers, can be made in her name by clicking here or contributions can be made to the Brandywine Valley SPCA in Georgetown by clicking here.

Click here to read the full obituary.

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