Mary (Delia) Grant Farquhar
July 19, 1937-Aug. 27, 2015
Mary Farquhar died peacefully at home on August 27, 2015. Mary was born in Ellsworth, Maine and grew up in Somesville, Maine. She attended Bates College in Maine before going on to compete both a Master's in Science and an RN degree at Colombia University. A longtime resident of Aptos, she worked as a nurse for the County Office of Education for 22 years. She cherished her beautiful garden and enjoyed walking on the nearby beach. She and her husband loved to take wilderness hikes and tent camp in the North West. Mary was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and friend. Her kindness will be missed and remembered always by her friends and family. She is survived by her sons David and John Farquhar, her daughter Nina Reese, granddaughter Sierra Farquhar, grandsons Rowan Reese and Colin Reese, husband Tom Snell and brother John Grant. A memorial will be held in at her Aptos home at the end of December.
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Published by Santa Cruz Sentinel on Sep. 13, 2015.