Marjorie McNutt Meyer ("Margie") of Palm Desert went to be with her Lord on March 13, 2020 at the age of 86 years. Margie was born Sept. 27, 1933 in Duluth, MN. She attended Dana Hall Boarding School for Girls in Wesley, MA where she was chosen athlete of the year her senior year. She went on to the University of Colorado where she was an Alpha Phi. She met Gordon her freshman year through a blind date her brother, Bob, arranged. Gordon and Margie were married Sept. 18, 1954. They enjoyed a 65-year love affair while raising their 4 children in Fullerton, CA before moving to Palm Desert and Newport Beach in 1994. Margie was passionate about life and loved simply being with friends. She played and competed in tennis, golf and bridge. She enjoyed movies and always had a good book going. She and Gordon attended Church at the Red Door in Palm Desert and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach. She loved the Lord and was looking forward to heaven with great expectation. Most of all Margie loved her family. Nothing gave her greater joy than to have her entire family gathered at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge in Deerwood, MN each summer. A tradition the family has enjoyed for over 30 years and where Margie made many special memories. Margie is survived by her husband Gordon, her children Scott (wife Marsha), Kim (husband Steve), Todd (wife Erin), Randy (wife Cynthia); 16 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren with twin girls due at any moment. She had a very special relationship with each family member. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Edify at www.edify.org/. Or contact Margie's granddaughter, Courtney, at firstname.lastname@example.org. A celebration of life service has not been planned yet due to the Coronavirus.
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Published in Orange County Register on Mar. 22, 2020.