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Marsh, Lucille Lockwood, 1908
    Died February 8, 1984

Lucille, or Lucy as she was commonly known, was born in Rives Junction, Michigan, to Frank and Edna Lockwood on October 23, 1908. She graduated from Concord High School in 1925 and attended the James Sheldon School of Nursing from 1925 to 1927. She married Lyle E. Marsh in Wauseon, Ohio, on June 8, 1927.

Lucy worked for many years in the physical therapy department of Albion Community Hospital where she was much loved by her co-workers.

Lucy was active in the Albion Camp Fire Council for nearly twenty years, serving as its first president in 1949 and again during the Camp Fire’s Jubilee year in 1961. She held numerous other offices and received the Luther Halsey Gulick National Award in recognition of outstanding service. Lucy was also active in circle groups at the First Methodist Church and belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star, the Hospital Service League, the Albion Historical Society and the E.L.T. Club.

Lucy’s husband died in 1983 and she soon followed, dying on February 8, 1984. She was survived by three daughters, Shirley Cappel, Suzie Gibbs and Sally Rundquist; twelve grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Source: Albion Evening Recorder, February 9, 1984

From: Albion AAUW. Some Notable Women of the Albion Area. Albion, Michigan: American Association of University Women. 1998.

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