Mary Alice Hicks Passed away peacefully on February 22, 2010 in her home with her family present. Mary leaves behind her husband G. Richard (Rick) Hicks and daughter Kathryn Hicks; stepchildren Chris and wife Lisa; Tom, wife Oddny and grandchildren Steven and Jennifer; Kelly, husband Matt Taini and grandchildren Anna and Ava; Tracy, Brian, wife Brynne and grandchildren Zoe and Hannah. She leaves two sisters, RitaCox and Diane Shuss. Mary was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She attended St Mary's Academy and UCLA. Mary received much pleasure collaborating with her friends on interior design. She loved gardening immensely and often spent 8 hours in the garden Pruning, planting, and weeding. Mary got great pleasure from cooking and trying new recipes on her friends (some of the recipes were from her fiends). A special interest of Mary's was the protection and support of young girls' in third world areas. Rick and Mary spent their 33 years of marriage living in Tiburon. Her family receives inspiration from her dignity, genuine kindness, good humor, and compelling smile. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday at St. Hilary Church. 761 Hilary Drive, Tiburon. Memorials maybe sent to The Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, where Mary and a number of her family members were volunteers until its move fm Palo Alto to Oregon State. Monte's Chapel Of The HIlls San Anselmo 453-8440
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Published in San Francisco Chronicle from Feb. 25 to Feb. 26, 2010