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Maryanna Lanier

1929 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Maryanna Lanier Obituary
Maryanna (Boynton) Lanier, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 1, 1929, died peacefully on Dec. 17, 2017 in Tacoma, WA, preceded in death by her husband, Ted Lanier. Maryanna received a Bachelors degree (Biology) from the University of Texas, Austin. In 1954 she and her then husband, Buck William Boynton moved to Riverside, CA where Buck was a resident at Riverside General Hospital. After their divorce in 1964, Maryanna went back to school at UCR, receiving her Masters and Phd in Economics. In 1970, she was one of the first women hired in the Business Dept. at Cal State Fullerton. She retired in 1988 and with her entire family, moved to Seattle. Maryanna touched many people's lives in her 88 yrs and anyone who knew her, loved her. She is survived by her son Buck Boynton (Becky); daughter Suzy (Boynton) Delatorre (Stanley); grandchildren Leana (Iaan Hughes) Delatorre, Cara Delatorre, Jessica (Cable) Griffith, Grant Boynton; and great grandchildren Eladio, Frankie & Forest. A day will not go by that we won't think of her, be thankful for her and miss her.
Published in Press-Enterprise from Dec. 22 to Dec. 23, 2017
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