Long Marilyn Jo Long, 78, passed on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. She will be deeply missed by family, and by the many lifelong friends whom she cherished. Marilyn was born in 1936 in Marysville, OH, daughter of Eugene and Joan Huber, and sister of Sally Huber. She graduated from Marysville High School and The Ohio State University. While at Ohio State, she met the love of her life, Harold W. Long MD of Jackson OH. They married in 1957 and settled in Upper Arlington, where together they raised three children, Lora, Amy, and Brooks. Harold, a radiologist, passed away in 1984. In this time of loss, Marilyn continued to lead the Long Family, and returned to work at the Radiology Department at Ohio State until her retirement. In retirement, Marilyn traveled, enjoyed time with family and friends, and remained a die-hard fan of OSU athletics. Marilyn is survived by her sister, Sally Huber, Powell, OH; children, Lora (Darrell) Chaloupka, Houston, TX, Amy (Kelly) Long, Elmhurst, IL, Brooks (Alison) Long, Denver, CO; and grandchildren, Eleanor and Charles Long. She will be remembered fondly by her many friends in Columbus, Marysville, Chicago, and elsewhere. Marilyn especially wished to thank all those who touched her life and offered their love and support, especially in times of need. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. at the RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, 450 West Olentangy Street (Powell RD/St.Rt. 750/1/4 mile east of Sawmill Pkwy.,), Powell, OH 43065, 614-792-1471, where the Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 11, 2014. Burial at Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends may wish to donate to a
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2014