Mary Ellen Griffin
1935 - 2021
Struve and Laporte Funeral Chapel
41 West San Luis
Salinas, CA
Mary Ellen Griffin

Salinas - Mary Ellen Griffin Resident of Salinas, CA Died July 2, 2021 aged 86 Mary Griffin was born and raised in Castroville and Salinas. A graduate of Salinas High School in 1953, she went on to achieve an AA degree from Hartnell College and a BA with Honors in Education from San Jose State University. Mary was an elementary classroom teacher in various locations in the US and abroad and also worked in the field of education for the CA Department of Health Services and WestED.

She was a member of the Salinas Women's Club and volunteered at the Steinbeck House as a member of the Valley Guild. A direct descendant of the Harvey line, Mary also volunteered at the First Mayor's House. She was a member of the American Association of University Women and the D.A.R.

Mary is survived by nephews and nieces, as well as extended family in the Salinas area. Additional information may be found at

Funeral Arrangements by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home.

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Published by The Salinas Californian from Jul. 8 to Jul. 9, 2021.
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I am shocked & saddened to learn of her passing. I knew of her illness but she always spoke in a positive manor about it as she went often for treatment. I will miss her ~
Alice Espinola (neighbor)
July 9, 2021
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