Marilynn-Milmoe-Obituary

Marilynn Milmoe

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As Always, Loving you

saturday, January 9
from the Crawford family to the Milmoes...please know that we join with your legions of friends at this time to mark with you memories of Marilyn and her many contributions especially to the Denver Art Museum. Sending large quantities of LOVE. Dana Crawford, Denver

Like so many, I have such great memories of Marilynn. She was truly one of the most remarkable women I have ever known. I will miss her greatly. Sending love and sympathy to you all.

We are most fortunate to have heard Marilyn's voice via her interests and activities in our community during her long and fruitful life. She is to be applauded. We thank her for her participation and will miss her greatly. We loved her enthusiasm in all the tasks she undertook.

Marilyn was a great LAUGHER; and Blonde joke teller. We will all miss her. Peace and Love and Healing Laughter
to her Family,
David and Trisha

The Rickards family sends our condolences during this very difficult time. Marilynn and her family all have a special place in our hearts.

Dear Jim and Family,
We are heartbroken at your loss. We are so fortunate to have had Marilynn in our lives. She was a gem! Love you all.

Marilyn we will miss. She was the most singular, amazing person! I am thinking of you all, but especially Jim. You are in our thoughts and hearts.

What a cool lady Marilynn was! We will dearly miss our spunky, beautiful neighbor. Love to the family.

Obituaries

Marilynn's Obituaries

Marilynn Meyer Milmoe June 24, 1929 - December 30, 2015Born in Pittsburgh, PA to Oscar and Alys Meyer.She had a brother Gregor Meyer and sister Patricia Drewes.She is survived by her sister Paula Lowry, her husband of 62 years, James O.Milmoe, her five children - Robin Webster, Alyson Crispin, Sara Milmoe,James O. Milmoe, Jr. and Andrew G. Milmoe, eleven grandchildren and3 great grandchildren.BA at Denison University in Political Science1 year in Law school at the University of PittsburghWrote for Pittsburgh Spectator magazineWomen’s editor for the Mount Lebanon NewsReporter for the Tribune WeeklyEditor Tribune with 49,000 CirculationMoved to Colorado with Jim in 1953Reporter for the Englewood CO PressDirector of Publicity Colorado Women’s CollegeMember of the League of Women Voters,AAUW, and the Tri Delta Sorority.Editor Photogram Magazine for the Colorado Council of Camera ClubsCharter/Founding member of Rolling Hills Country ClubMember of Mt Vernon Country Club since 1955Charter/Founding Member of the Applewood Soiree Dance Club 1960Docent at the Denver Art Museum since 1979Member of the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Kirkland Museum inDenver, the Foothills Art Center in GoldenBoard Member of the Colorado Federation of the Arts,Co-chair Artists GatheringsInternational Design Conference in Aspen Conferee from 1955 - 2006 andwrote many articles for CA Magazine while Jim photographedCo-authored two cookbooks with Greta Hilb - For Goodness Sake “AnotherCookbook” and For Goodness Sake “That’s my Recipe”Board member and founder of the Friends of Contemporary Art at theDenver Art MuseumChairperson of Art Colorado 1969Board member and founding member of the Alliance for Contemporary Artat the DAMAn enthusiastic member of the Denver EclecticsMarilynn loved music, played piano from a young age, and played with thepercussion section of the Westinghouse Orchestra in Pittsburgh. She enjoyedattending many “Bravo Vail Concerts” especially the New York PhilharmonicOrchestra.Another passion in addition to classical music was opera, which she attended inCentral City, Opera Colorado, the Metropolitan Opera in NYC, and theOpera in Verona, Italy.She loved to travel and visited most of the states including Alaska and Hawaii,28 foreign countries including the Seychelles (which was big on her bucket list)!Marilynn was Jim’s life partner, married for 62 years. She was his PhotographicAssistant, writer, travel coordinator, art activist, bookkeeper, proofreader, andplayed an essential role in the success of their business. All the while raisingtheir five children with finesse!Services will be held at the Mount Olivet Mortuary at 2:00 pm Friday, Jan 8, 201612801 West 44th Ave.Wheatridge, CO 80033In lieu of flowers, if you would care to make a donation in Marilynn’s memory,please consider one of these organizations that were close to Marilynn’s heart:Abbey of St. WalburgaBenedictine Nuns1029 Benedictine WayVirginia Dale, Colorado 80536-7633Denison UniversityPO Box 716Granville, OH 43023or online at: denison.edu go to “support Denison, go “to make a gift”!Please visit her website at: www.milmoe.com/marilynn Scripture Service ~ Friday, January 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary Chapel, 12801 West 44th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033.Please leave condolences and/or memories of Marilynn for the family by clicking the "Sign Guestbook" tab.

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