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Marjorie L. Fuller, officer in local charities Dec. 28, 1919 -- Feb. 2, 2006

Marjorie L. Fuller, a Springville resident who held a number of administrative and sales positions in the Buffalo area, died Thursday after a long illness. She was 86.

Born Marjorie Lanphere in Boston, Mass., she graduated from Kenmore High School and attended the University of Buffalo, where she was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority. At the start of World War II, she worked for Curtiss-Wright in support of the war effort.

After moving to Springville in 1948, she became a medical records librarian at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville and later a legal secretary and sales representative in the advertising and insurance industries. She retired from the federal Food and Drug Administration in Buffalo.

Mrs. Fuller was active in a number of charitable organizations, She was chairwoman of the American Red Cross in Springville for 11 years and was a member of the board of directors of United Way in Buffalo for a number of years.

She was an elder of First Presbyterian Church in Springville. She served as president of the Springville Cordelian Club for two years.

Mrs. Fuller loved local theater and travel and was an avid reader.

Survivors include a son, Jeffrey N. of Austin, Texas; two daughters, Jill Crowley of Hartland Four Corners, Vt., and Laurie Cobb of Weathersfield, Vt.; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in First Presbyterian Church, Springville.


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