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Mayfield Marshall Jr. Obituary
November 12, 1928 - August 31, 2017 He survived a wonderful boyhood in Des Moines and Okoboji, Iowa. He saw both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans at 17 compliments of the US Navy with also provided the WWII GI Bill with paid for his degree from Grinnell College. During those college years he married the bewitchingly beautiful Carolyn Root and shared with her 3 children and countless adventures for the next 49 years. After college he joined the Mad Men in New York in 1957 and an even madder group in Los Angeles in 1962. He moved to La Canada then and was active in civic affairs, serving on the Planning Commission during the early days of cityhood. He also built the Flint Canyon Tennis Club. A lifelong interest in cars was rewarded with 17 years with Datsun (Nissan) and the charismatic Mr. Katayama, who generously shared a wealth of experiences. Travel and fun started a new chapter when he married Sarah Kniering. His wife Sarah and his children Karen Schroeder, Bob Marshall, and Annie Mayfield Stone survive him.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 9 to Sept. 14, 2017
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