On Friday, October 26, 2012, Merson Booth of Bethesda, MD passed away. He was the husband of Barbara Booth for 64 years; father of James Merson Booth (Susan), Kathryn Ann Johnson (Alan) and William Clay Booth (Irina); and grandfather of seven. A memorial service will be held on December 22 at 11 a.m. at River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation at River Rd. and Whittier Blvd. in Bethesda, MD.