Marian Ralphs Hicks
San Bernardino native Marian Ralphs Hicks( 1918-2013) was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Ralphs, Jr., Mayor 1929-31. Ancestor Cpt. Jefferson Hunt helped settle the area in 1851 making Marian a rare fourth generation Californian. Marian, USC '40, married Cpt. Thos. Hicks 1945 and lived in N.C. for 36 years. From 1981-present, she lived in Laguna Niguel, CA near family and old friends. Marian was predeceased by siblings John C. Ralphs III and Elizabeth R. Smith. She is survived by her daughters Janet, Penny, and Carolyn, two grandchildren and loving nieces and nephews and sister Janet R. Pope.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on May 15, 2013