Maralen Rencher July 31, 1941 - September 11, 2013 Friends and family are greatly saddened by the passing of Maralen Read Rencher on Wednesday September 11 at the age of 72 after suffering a sudden stroke. Maralen was born in Vancouver, the daughter of Leonard Read and Mary Alice (Jorgensen) Read. She attended the Convent of Sacred Heart where she developed many lifelong friendships. In the 1960s, Maralen lived in San Francisco, Hawaii and London while working in her lifelong career as a legal assistant. After returning to Vancouver she worked at Davis and Co. and married Curt Rencher who passed away four years ago. She will be remembered for her sense of humor and style, her love of fashion and Hollywood, her decorating ability and most of all her dedication to her family and friends. She is survived by first cousins, Barry Patmore, Rosemary Marta, and Anne and Joan Jorgensen. The funeral will be held at 11 AM at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Vancouver.