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Marylynn Comegys Evans

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August 13, 1924 - October 17, 2015 Marylynn (Lynn) Comegys Evans passed away in Los Angeles at age 91. A third generation Angeleno, Lynn was born to Leonard Marim Comegys and Marie Wixson Comegys. She was very close to, and adored by, her family. She attended 3rd Street School ('34-'41), graduated from Marlborough School ('41), USC's Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences ('46), and later returned to the USC Rossier School of Education. Lynn met her husband, and best friend of almost 50 years, J Gregg Evans at USC. Together, they raised daughter Christine Marie Evans, who continued Lynn's tradition and graduated from 3rd Street and Marlborough Schools. Lynn was a committed community volunteer and passionate supporter of: the Wilshire Presbyterian Church (lifetime member), the Blind Children's Center (74 yrs), the Ocean Conservancy (27 yrs), the Della Robbia Guild of Children's Hospital (40 years), the Wilshire Ebell, among others. Lynn valued life's simple pleasures, and with her husband Gregg-cherished their time with family and friends. They were always there when help was needed-at the precise moment, knowing just what to do. Each was an avid sailor-with Catalina a favorite weekend destination. Lynn was an exceptional caregiver to each of her family members, all who predeceased her, including maternal aunt & uncle, Irene Wixson Shugart & Harold Emerson Shugart. A graveside service will be held at 2 pm Thursday, October 29th at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), 1712 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205. Guests are requested to stop at info booth by 1:45 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Lynn's memory to: the Wilshire Presbyterian Church 213-387-5387, the Blind Children's Center 323-664-2153, or the Ocean Conservancy 800-519-1541.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 24 to Oct. 28, 2015
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