Maxwell Christopher Marlin, age 7, died October 3, 2013 in the arms of his family. Max's life began in Germany and included time in South Carolina, California and his final home Las Cruces, NM. Max was diagnosed with stage-four rhabdomyosarcoma in November 2012. He was a warrior with the heart of a lion until the end. He is survived by his parents, Ben and Heidi and his sister, Rachel Marlin age 9. Max is also survived by his grandparents, Jeff and Linda Marlin and Larry and MaryAnn Schrecengost. A service to celebrate Max's life will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Las Cruces, NM at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Max's name to the Children's Cancer Fund of New Mexico. Donations can be sent to Children's Cancer Fund of New Mexico at 112 14th Street Albuquerque, NM 87102 or on their website at www.ccfnm.org. Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home, corner of Solano and Bowman Ave. To sign our local online guestbook, please log onto www.GetzCare.com.
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GETZ FUNERAL HOME - LAS CRUCES
1410 E. BOWMAN AVE.
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Oct. 4, 2013