Obituary: Marion Esther Tucker Danforth


Marion Esther Tucker Danforth, 84, of Carmel, died Aug. 9. Born Feb. 23, 1933, in Saugus, Mass., she was the daughter of Harris Tucker and Dora Berry Tucker.

Marion was a graduate of Melrose High School in Melrose, Mass. During her high school years, Marion took pride in being a member of the Rifle Club.

Marion enjoyed poetry, music, reading and playing computer and board games. She appreciated nature and spending time walking in the woods. Some of her favorite memories were of time spent at the Cascades Crystal Springs and the Fells Woods in Melrose.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Edward B. Danforth, Marion was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include her daughters, Star Star of Somersworth, N.H., Robin (Faisal) Ayoub of Carmel, and son, Scott (Stephanie) Goddard of Sandwich, N.H.; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and brother, Harris (Mary) Tucker Jr. of Laconia, N.H.