Marjorie Andruk

  • "I am so happy to find this guest book and to pour into it..."
    - Joyce Bennett Van Horn
  • "Dear Ken, I guess I knew "Marge" from a little different..."
    - George Bates
  • "Aunt Margie: You always gave it your ALL! I have fond..."
    - Linda DEAN Knapp
  • "Marge you were such a wonderful mother to me. I really..."
    - Ken Andruk
  • "Ken – Marge was my dear friend, inspiration, teacher and..."
    - Bud Risser

ANDRUK, Marjorie Dean beloved mother, artist and best friend passed away on Aug. 4, 2010, at the age of 87 with an mental outlook of a youthful 37. Marge had a way of changing peoples lives; always in a positive way. Up until several months before her passing she taught painting at the Morean Art Center for close to 20 years. A graduate of Maryland Institute, she went to work for the Baltimore Sun and became the first female press photographer in Maryland. A recognized member of Who's Who of American Women and an active supporter of the Arts, Marge studied painting and sculpture for many years at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende, Gto. Mexico. Her paintings had been top award winners in many national and international shows. Marge Andruk is survived by her son Ken; four grandchildren and one great-grandson. A Marjorie Dean Andruk Scholarship Fund has been established and donations can be made to the Morean Art Center in St. Petersburg. Services are to be held on Saturday, Aug. 28th at 1 pm at St. Peters Cathedral.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 26, 2010
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