Obituaries

Home: Salt Lake City, Utah
Death Date: February 3, 2017
Birthdate: May 7, 1935
Place Of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah
Service Information: Saturday, February 11, 2017 7:00 PM
Service Location: Starks Funeral Parlor

Marilyn Jane McNair Garrett + Enlarge

Marilyn Jane McNair Garrett (81) passed away gracefully on February 3, 2017 from injuries due to a fall, with her daughter JoLyn Wheeler and her loved ones by her side. 

Born to parents:  William Irving McNair and Beth Earl.  Arrived at Holy Cross Hospital on May 7th, 1935 and departed at the same hospital.

Lived in Stansbury Park.

Marilyn was such an elegant and graceful woman.  She could go anywhere and heads would turn.  She loved her family and did so many amazing things wilth her life.  She traveled all over the world and had many talents --she was a singer, played the accordion, danced, loved to write and had a real passion for painting.  Was wonderful at crocheting.  She made beautiful afghans for her whole family and also donated many afghans to the homeless. One year instead of gifts for the family she gave a large money donation to our homeless.

She had a huge heart and believed in living our lives loving.  She said "Love is what it is all about." Hence "Loveizit" 

She also loved animals, she had a way of getting them to act almost humanlike.  So mamy amazing things about Marilyn, she will be missed tremendously.  See you when we get there our "Classy Queen"

Preceded in death by her daughter Leslie Welte and grandsons Kevin Scott Lehman, Alexander "Zeniff" Meono and Austin Welte.

Survived by her brother Bill McNair and sister Carla Fitch; grandchildren Kory (Jess) Lehman, Kris (Keri) Lehman, Andria Welte (Sam), Dallis Welte, Anastasia (Geoff) Richards, Brian McDonald (Janell) and Curtis McDonald; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Friends and family will gather on Saturday, February 11th from 7:00 until 9:00 PM at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, where a vigil service will also be held. 

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