HALLIDAY, MARILYN MACFARLANE February 11, 1928 to January 18, 2012 Marilyn Macfarlane Halliday was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 11, 1928 to Grant and Lucie Gayle Macfarlane. She graduated from the University of Utah in Education. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. While at the 'U', a dashing young Beta Theta Pi, Max Halliday, took her on a blind date. They were married November 8, 1946, later solemnized in the Hawaii LDS Temple. Marilyn was active in the LDS church. She travelled extensively, loved tennis and bridge, and especially enjoyed lunch with her friends. She was a member of PEO and the Assistance League of San Diego. But of most importance, she was a devoted wife and faithful mother following her husband wherever his career took them. She served as First Lady of the National Exchange Club in 1986. She was very active in the Marine Corps Officer Wives Clubs wherever they were stationed. She is survived by her husband, Brig. Gen. Max G. Halliday, USMC (Retired), and her three children: Heidi Clark (Bob); Julie Evans (John); and Scott Halliday (Teresa). Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren and three brothers: Grant Macfarlane Jr., James L. Macfarlane and J. Richard Macfarlane. Preceded in death by her younger brother, John M. Macfarlane. Services will be Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 11:00 a..m (Viewing at 10:00 a.m.) at the LDS Church, 6767 51st Street, San Diego, CA 92120. Interment will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, January 23, 2012.

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Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Jan. 20, 2012