Rest in Peace Miss Breed. You were a Light and an Inspiration at Fort Caroline in 1965. I knew I would never be a cheerleader but I could participate in sports. Even though I was't the best, you still made me feel special.
Debbie Ingram Chase
Fort Caroline Junior High
First 9th Grade Class 1965-66
I am a former student of Landon High School and Ms. Breed was my gym teacher most of the years. I still remember when in 8th grade during gym class she was pitching softball to us. I was up to bat and I hit a home run off her. Made me proud. When I was in 11th grade, same thing, only this time she struck me out. She was an attractive and nice person. I had hoped she would be able to come to my 50th class reunion, the Class of 1960, but she was not able. My condolences to her family. I know you will miss her very much.
Pat Kinard Reyes
Class of 1960
We have such fond memories of "Mimi" as my boys called her as toddlers - and it stuck. Marion was truly a loyal friend to our family. We all admired how she lived her life with faith, enthusiasm, and a wonderful sense of humor.
My sympathy to Miss Breed's family. She was a lovely person and is one of the positive forces in my memories of Landon High School. She taught me to play tennis, and her training and encouragement in gym class instilled positive attitude about exercise to accompany the set of exercises I still do on my own today. She insisted on persisting and following the rules. Praise from her was always treasured. I am glad she was a part of my life.
Miss Breed was my gym teacher at Fort Caroline Junior High and the first person to place a tennis racquet in my hands, her' s I believe, a classic Davis wooden racquet. I played high school tennis and club tennis for 40 years. I played every sport available in junior high because of her. She told me I had the potential to be a leader mainly due to my big mouth! My mother knew how much I respected her as a teacher and coach so when she wanted me to do something she would call Miss Breed and ask for her help. For 3 years of junior high I heard "stand up straight Melissa! Shoulders back and head up! We all loved her and were motivated by her personal attention. I would run in to her over the years and she always remembered me. She still had a way of making me fell special! RIP Miss Breed. The world was a better place for all of us because of you. Melissa Ingram Davis
Rembering you fondly. An inspiration to many young girls. May GOD hold your family close during this time. Love JoAnn
Miss Breed was so very special to me. I was so
very shy and she went out of her way to make me feel less shy. I was very fortunate to know
her as my PE teacher as well as to know her at Southside Baptist Church. I loved her as
a young teen and she will always be loved by me and all who knew her.
I always admired Miss Breed. She was a wonderful teacher and a great coach. I just spoke of her with a former team mate two weeks ago. She will always be close to my heart as she was a big influence in my life. Thank you for all you did for so many junior and senior high girls to teach us about life, discipline, and sports.
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Ms. Breed's class was not one you put up with or did your time in. She always made sure that everyone was well-engaged in instruction.
In high school I so admired Ms. Breed. She was an excellent coach and teacher. Gym classes at Landon with Ms. Turner could be stressful. Ms. Breed made it fun. God is blessing her now. And I hope to see her again in heaven to tell her what she meant to me and so many others.
Marion Breed was the greatest P.E. teacher of all times. She taugh that playing sports was not only fun, but all the excerising was good for the complete body. She said, 'That winning may be what we want, but it should not be the first piority, it should be the way you present your self. Marion, thanks for all you taugh me at Landon High and during our 54 years as friends.
Jesus, finished perparing her place in heaven and now she is home with our Lord and Savior. Marion, was a dear friend and she will also remain in my heart. She will be missed, but one day Marion and I will meet again and may be this time I will beat her in badminton.
I have many fond memories of the P.E. classes with Miss Breed. She was a great teacher and a role model for us Landon girls.
My condolences to the family and friends.
Marion Breed was one of the kindest teachers (PE)one was fortunate enough to have. Firm but fair. Went to Landon Jr - Sr HS. Graduated 1963. She gave me a true realization and love for PE and staying fit. She will be forever in my heart. Thank you Ms Breed for everything. I loved you.
She was a fine gym teacher...enjoyed her very much.
Ms. Breed was a great teacher and a great disciplinarian. She stressed LISTENING to instructions. I remember Ms. Breed fondly. She once took the time to tell me that she was proud of the excellent way I performed my daily exercises with the class. She was the person who first got me involved with tennis, which I played for 30 years! She wanted some horseshoe pits and asked the class if anyone's father could come to build them. I asked my dad and he said yes. He bought the wood and built 6 horseshoe pits, allowing 3 games to go on at once. Ms. Breed was very pleased with the work my dad did. Once, Ms. Breed was teaching a bunch of us how to hit backhands against the brick wall and one girl was POOPED on by a bird. Ms. Breed said, "Just wipe it off and wash it when you get inside. It's no big deal." Ms. Breed was the teacher who got me interested in jogging/running. I was afraid of the softball and she said "Any of you that don't want to play softball, go ahead and do some distance running on the track because we have more than enough girls to play softball." Remember, too, that she made us take showers AND checked to see if we were wet when we got out.
Your light will shine forever in the students fortunate to have you as a coach and mentor. RIP dear Ms. Breed. I will never forget you. Jane (Shaw) Hunt
Marion Breed was my coach at Landon High School. She also was my Sunday school teacher at Southside Baptist Church. She always went that extra mile to make sure her students were doing their best! Her family should be proud of the dedication and concern she exhibited as person and teacher.
Ms. Breed always called me by my last name and earned my respect as a coach in P.E. at Landon and Sandalwood as she was my teacher for 6 years!! To know her was to love her. RIP Breed....Lambert
So sorry to hear this. She was my all time favorite teacher. I kept in touch with her through the years and she never lost her great sense Of humour. She will be missed.
Marion Breed was one of the most inspiring coaches and teachers I ever had. She insisted on excellence and discipline. She will and has always had a special place in my heart. And yes, she could not be beat in badminton!! I truly loved her.
My thoughts and prayers to the family during this difficult time.
With fondest memories and love,