Marilyn I. Schmidt

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RAVENA Marilyn I. Schmidt, DVM, 52, entered eternal life suddenly Tuesday, September 27, 2005. Marilyn was the daughter of the late George and Irene Schmidt. Survivors include her husband F. Richard Lesser, DVM; sons, Evan Schmidt Lesser and Craig Schmidt Lesser; daughter, Taryn Schmidt Lesser; and brothers, Michael Schmidt of Boston and Robert Schmidt of Rochester. Marilyn partook and rejoiced in her family's life and activities, including their farm (horses and livestock), sports (skiing, soccer, swimming and sailing), as well as school, church, 4-H and scouting activities. Marilyn was also a leader in the field of equine veterinary medicine. As the owner of the Equine Clinic at OakenCroft, she tirelessly served the needs of horses and horsemen throughout upstate New York for 27 years. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 1 at St. Patrick's Church, Ravena. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a donation in memory of Marilyn be made to support equine programs at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Contributions may be sent to, Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, S2 005 Schurman Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853.

Published in Albany Times Union from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30, 2005