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Community members remember Marion Softky

Original post made on Jan 4, 2012

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian Nancy Lund.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 11:39 AM

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Posted by danna breen, a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:37 am

I was so sad to hear about Marion this morning while I was out walking. I Had hoped to see her New years eve as I do sometimes at one of our neighborhood gatherings, but did not think to ask if she was coming I knew she had been ill, but friends had said that she had been out and about recently.
She was a class act, funny and humble. I am sorry for the almanac family. I am sorry for my writing group of which she was a loved participant. She was lovely and I will miss her.


Posted by DM, a resident of another community
on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm

I had lunch with Marion at the Sequoias in Dec 2010. A fascinating lady with many interesting stories.


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