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New Validation: Dorothy Marlowe of the United States (1907-2018)

At the age of 28. (Source: Deseret News) At the age of 28. (Source: Deseret News)

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Dorothy Marlowe of the United States at age 111. She was born in Logan, Utah, United States on 22 May 1907. She attended the Agricultural College of Utah (now Utah State University), where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Education and Home Economics. Marlowe taught home economics and English for two years in Franklin, Idaho. She also taught junior high school in Midvale during the Great Depression.

Marlowe got married on 21 September 1933 and the couple had 3 children, They settled in the Laurelhurst area of Seattle, where they raised their children. While her husband practiced dentistry, Marlowe stayed home to care for their children. Marlowe was an active member of the Harriet Stimson Guild for the Children’s Orthopedic Hospital and a participant in the Women’s University Club. She was also a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Her interests included a passion for reading and engaging in bridge games. She and her sister Norma traveled the world together, visiting countries such as China, Germany, Russia, and Greece. Around 2016, she moved to Maple Springs Retirement Home in Logan.

On her 110th birthday. (Source: The Herald Journal)
On her 110th birthday.
(Source: The Herald Journal)

In May 2017, she celebrated her 110th birthday, becoming the third supercentenarian on record to live in the State of Utah, after Cleo Hinckley (1890–2002) and Pearl Blain (1895–2006).

Marlowe passed away in Logan, Utah, USA, on 10 March 2018, at the age of 110 years. She was survived by her three children, 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

LongeviQuest congratulates Dorothy Marlowe’s family on her posthumous recognition.

For more information, please view Marlowe’s Directory Profile here.

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