LeRoy - Marilyn A. Crocker, age 77, of Selden Road and Northport FL, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015.
She was born December 28, 1937 in Buffalo, the only child of the late William and Margaret Hawn Roth.
Marilyn was a graduate of LeRoy High School in 1955 and attended Ithaca College where she earned a B.S. in Physical Education in 1959. She then earned her M.S. from SUNY Brockport in 1962. She taught P.E. in the Avon School District from 1959 - 1967, before becoming a full-time mom of three children. She taught many adults and children to swim at Crocker's Private Pool. She enjoyed sharing her time and talents in helping others.
She was the Director of the American Red Cross in LeRoy and a literacy volunteer, teaching adults to read. She was a 25 year member of the National Ski Patrol at Swain Ski Center. She and her husband, Judd enjoyed European ski vacations to Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Italy with the Rochester Ski Club. Additionally, Marilyn was a member of the LeRoy Historical Society and worked part-time at Crocker's Ace Hardware store.
In retirement, Marilyn and Judd continued their love of travel, covering most of the U.S. and Canadian Provinces in their motorhome. They continued to share time equally between their home in LeRoy and their home in Florida, where Marilyn was active and personally organized the Riverwalk Shuffleboard Program for 14 years.
She will be sadly missed by: her loving husband of 48 years- Judd Crocker; her children- June (Bill) Bailey of Penfield, Cindy (Scott) Spear of Avon, IN and Brad (Nicole Boyce) Crocker of LeRoy, grandchildren- Jacqueline and Briana Bailey, Ryan, Andrew and Rachel Spear, Benjamin and Cole Crocker and Christina Woodrow.
Family and friends may call on Saturday from 1-3 and 5-7 at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc. in LeRoy. Services, led by Rev. Colleen O'Connor, will follow at 7 P.M. Interment will be private in Machpelah Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: St. Mark's Church, LeRoy Historical Society or the Schleroderma Foundation of Rochester.