Marion Softky, journalist, conservationist | December 30, 2011 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Community Pulse - December 30, 2011

Marion Softky, journalist, conservationist

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Palo Alto Weekly's sister paper the Almanac over more than 40 years — often on open space and the environment— died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley Dec. 25 of complications from long-term abdominal cancer. She was 84.

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