Home: Salt Lake City, Utah
Death Date: May 4, 2018
Birthdate: February 15, 1959
Place Of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah
Mary Lyn was born to Ted G. And Marilyn Symes and grew up in Taylorsville, Utah enjoying horseback riding, music, dance and baton. She graduated Valedictorian of her Murray High School class and Magna Cum Laude from the University of Utah. Mary Lyn married her high school sweetheart, Dan DeNiro, and together they enjoyed a forty year romantic love affair.
Mary Lyn worked as the Executive Secretary to the Chairman of ASARCO Incorporated and attended Fordham Law School where she served as Associate Editor of the Fordham Law Review, received the Constitutional Law Prize, and graduated Magna Cum Laude.
She clerked for the Eastern District of New York Federal Court and joined the law firm of Davis, Polk & Wardwell. Mary Lyn entered corporate practice with Zurich Insurance Group and served as Senior Attorney in both the Zurich, Switzerland and New York offices. Mary Lyn was a member of the Seraphic Society, an accomplished pianist, pastry chef, and enjoyed her travels to Australia, South America, and throughout Europe. She twice took her parents to visit their ancestral home, Ireland.
Mary Lyn would like to thank her dear friends Diana Benjamin, Alice Kane, Sharon Levine, Barbara Leibgott, and Joan Schultz for all of their love and support throughout the years..
Mary Lyn is survived by her husband Dan; mother Marilyn; brothers Ted and Shawn; sister Shannon; and adored nephew and niece Kyle and Savannah. She is preceded in death by her beloved father Ted G. Symes.
A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City. All are invited to share their remembrances and condolences. Guests are encouraged to use the complimentary valet parking on the north side of the building.