Lasting Memories

Marilyn Cordon Lowe
1932-Jan. 7, 2019
San Francisco, California

Submitted by Randolph F. Koch

Marilyn Cordon Lowe, a longtime resident of Palo Alto, passed away peacefully on Jan. 7 in Arden Wood, San Francisco. She was born in Berkeley on Feb. 29, 1932, to Royal and Lisle (Hubsch) Lowe. She was a graduate of Albany High School and the University of California, Berkeley, Class of 1954, with a major in music. She taught elementary school in Bay Area schools and in Berlin from 1960 to 1964 and in Tokyo, 1970-71, and in Brazil. Marilyn also worked for Capitol Artist Management, Inc. (CAMI) as an advance person for the summer concert series in the Rocky Mountains. Marilyn loved cats. She also loved teaching young children and created several children's story books. An ardent traveler, Marilyn visited many countries and promoted world travel. She was an observant Christian Scientist. She was preceded in death by her sister, Joan Small, and is survived by nephews Howie (Cindy) Small and Robbie (Dottie) Small; second cousins Randolph (Donna) Koch, David (Marla) Koch, and Rolland (Janice) Koch; and grand nieces and grand nephews. She was a kindred spirit who will be missed by many whose lives she gently, sweetly and kindly touched.