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1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Swindle, Marjorie Anne,79, passed away on Friday, March 7, after a long and brave battle with cancer. Marjorie Anne was born July 12, 1934 in Tucson, Arizona. She is survived by her husband, Donald, and they had recently celebrated 61 years of marriage. She is also survived by her sons, Carl (Jodi), Robert (Cathy); 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandsons; her sister, Annette (Bill) Sams; and brother, Paul (Margaret) Larmour. She was preceded in death by sons, James and Daniel, daughter Elisabeth, and her parents Carl and Marjorie Larmour.

Marjorie and Don first met in 7th grade and married 8 months after graduating from Tucson High School in 1952. One of the first women ever admitted to the University of Arizona Engineering School, she left school to work as a bookkeeper to help support Don and their growing family as he completed Engineering School. Upon his graduation, they moved to California in 1961 and lived in Ontario, Upland, Torrance, Camarillo, and Cypress, before moving to Mission Viejo to be near their son and grandsons. Most of her career was spent in the fields of accounting and human resources. In 1990, Marjorie retired from Precision Plastics as the Human Resources Manager.

Marjorie had an enormous love for birds and little critters as was frequently displayed in her delight to feed the chipmunks, hummingbirds, and geckos on the many outings and travels that she and Don embarked on following their retirements. They traveled the world extensively and enjoyed many cruises with lifelong friends. She and Don enjoyed playing golf and were members of Candlewood Country Club in Whittier for many years.

A celebration of Marjorie's life will be held at O'Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA, at 10:00 am on Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014. Contributions to the in her honor can be made in lieu of flowers.

Published in Orange County Register on Mar. 11, 2014
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