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MARY H. PORTER Obituary
PORTER, MARY H. 1934 to 2013 Mary passed peacefully in her home on January 10, 2013. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 30, 1934. Beloved daughter of the late John and Martha McLauchlan. Loving wife of the late Col. Robert O. Porter of Pacific Beach. A professionally licensed midwife, she worked in hospitals and medical centers in New Zealand and Saudi Arabia. She was a patron of the San Diego Symphony, enjoyed the San Diego Youth Ensemble and loved the opera. Mary volunteered at Darlington House in La Jolla and with the Freedom Foundation. She was an active member of the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. Mary loved to travel and spent time in the Tropics, Scandinavian and European ports of call. She is survived by three brothers, a sister, four stepchildren and five grandchildren. Service to be held at La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7715 Draper Ave., La Jolla on February 20, 2013, at 2 p.m. Private interment follows at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Wounded Warriors Project or DAV.

Published in U-T San Diego on Feb. 17, 2013
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