Marilyn’s Childhood

Marilyn began her education at Fairbanks Public School before moving to York Memorial High School. From sports to studies, she excelled at everything she endeavored to do, even at an early age.

“Lots of people don’t know that my mom was an Air Cadet, or that she sold ice cream on the Lakeshore during the summer,” muses her daughter Allison. “She really did it all!”

As Marilyn got older, she met her first love – the piano