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Marion Ruth Parrish

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Marion Ruth Parrish Obituary
Marion Ruth Parrish

Marion R. Parrish, age 98, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 18, 2012 in Eugene, OR. She was born to Daniel & Mary Esther (Gleason) Daly, on Thackeray Place in Seattle, WA on July 26, 1914. Marion was the middle sister of Dorothy (Thompson) and Florence Daly. Much of her childhood was spent in Port Angeles, WA where she graduated from Port Angeles High School. Due to the depression Marion and her family returned to their previous home in Seattle in 1932. Marion worked in retail sales at Rhodes Dept. Store where she met her husband. On August 23, 1942 she married Harold Parrish. Together they raised three children in the Seattle area. In 1976 Harold (Hal) & Marion moved to San Jose, CA. After the death of her husband, in October 1977, Marion returned to Seattle to be near her family. She was a devoted mother and grandmother to her children and loved spending time with them. Her home was always welcoming and full of laughter. She will be greatly missed. Marion is survived by sons Terrill (Susan) Parrish of Virgin, UT and Gregory (Linda) Parrish of Marysville, WA; a daughter Eileen (Dave) Graham of Eugene, OR; 5 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandsons, Michael Parrish in 1971 and Danny Graham in 2003. Private family memorial & mass will be held December 15th at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Seattle.

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Published in The Seattle Times on Nov. 25, 2012
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