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Longmont Daily Times-Call 
Publish date: 5/13/2009

Aug. 12, 1923 May 4, 2009

Marilyn M. DIAMOND formerly of Longmont, died May 4, 2009, in Casper, Wyoming.

She was born August 12, 1923, in Pennsylvania, to George and Elizabeth

Miller. After high school, she married Ray Diamond. During WWII she served in the U.S. Navy WAVES. Following the war, the couple lived in southwestern Pennsylvania and had two children, Richard and Elizabeth.

She moved to Longmont with her family in 1960. Returning to university in the 1960s, she earned a BA and MA from the University of Colorado.

She taught English at Longmont High School for several years before returning to Pennsylvania with her husband in 1968. She continued teaching until her retirement in 1985.

She is survived by her son, Richard Diamond of Casper, Wyoming, and daughter, Elizabeth Dennis of Langley, British Columbia; one brother, William Miller of North Carolina; 3 grandchildren, Katrina, Matthew and Daniel; and 3 great-grandchildren, Maxwell, Cameron Elizabeth and Benjamin. She was predeceased by her husband, Ray, and stepson, Ray Diamond Jr.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2009, in the William G. Neal Funeral Homes, Ltd., 395 E. Maiden Street, Washington, Pennsylvania.

Additional information and online guestbook are available at www.NealFuneralHome.com