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Obituary: Marilyn Joyce Fortson Berry

Marilyn Joyce Fortson Berry, 82, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully in Palm Springs surrounded by her children on Friday, November 8th, after a valiant nine-year battle with lung cancer.

Marilyn was born in Everett, Washington, and moved to Palo Alto, California, after her marriage to Robert B. Berry. They raised three children, Robert, Suzanne, and Richard, and Marilyn developed a successful recruiting career in Silicon Valley.

Upon retirement, Marilyn and Bob enjoyed living in Incline Village and Palm Springs. Marilyn loved travel, golf and bridge, and she enjoyed an active social life.

She is survived by her three children and her five grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her and were loved by her.

Donations in Marilyn’s memory can be made to the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Moon Shot Program – gifts.mdanderson.org.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Dec 19, 2013 11:01AM Published Dec 18, 2013 09:44AM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.