Died on May 7, 1997. Born in California, September 8, 1947.Comment on this story
"Please call me by my true names, so I can wake up, and so the door of my heart can be left open, the door of compassion" - Thich Nhat Hanh.Marilyn was a constant spiritual seeker. She found renewal in all aspects of nature, including the wilderness and her backyard. She carried the weight of the world on her shoulders, and was an advocate of impoverished chidren's rights. Marilyn was a member of the Mindfulness Meditation Sanga, Wasatch Mountain Club, Sierra Club, UEA, and the First Unitarian Church. She founded the Homeless Children's Foundation, Our House Daycare for Homeless Women and the Children's Caravan, and she co-founded the School With No Name at the Homeless Shelter.
Mother, wife, friend and teacher, Marilyn is survived by her husband, Richard Keene; children, Nathan and Anne Tueller; sister Ethelyn Ryan and parents Rodney and Rose McCoy.
We will miss you.
Services will be held Sunday, May 11th at 7 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church. Donations can be made to the Homeless Children's Foundation in lieu of flowers.
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