Ellen M. Stanforth, 83, of Fort Myers, passed away February 25, 2020 at Lehigh Acres Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lehigh Acres, FL. Born November 10, 1936 in Cleveland, OH., she was the daughter of William T. Higgins and Mary F. Miklavz. Ellen worked as a substitute teacher in education numerous years prior to her retirement. Additional announcement details are forthcoming. Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society, Fort Myers, assisted with arrangements.