Marian Eddy Standish Obituary Detroit Free Press 08 Aug 1981 Page 11

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DETROIT FREE PRESSSATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1981 7A Marian Eddy Standish., 97, writer about life in Detroit in the 1930s By MARYANN STANLEY Free Pres Staff Writer Marian Eddy Standish loved the whirlwind of Detroit Detroit society in the 1920s and '30s, and wanted to capture its spirit in words. So she wrote a series of plays, books and society news columns about life in the Motor City. "She wrote a novel, 'Shameless Sarah,' that was serialized in the old Detroit Times around 1938," her son, William Colburn Standish, said Friday. "It was about the adventures of a young girl in Detroit. She also worked on another book, 'Serena's Saga,' which she never finished." MRS. STANDISH died Wednesday at Georgian East Nursing Home in Grosse Pointe after a long illness. She was 97. "She was Mrs. Horace Dodge's social secretary for about 20 years," her son said. "Mother loved to plan parties, receptions and dances. At Christmas, she often Invited all the young bachelors of the neighborhood into our home to share dinner with the family and trim the Christmas tree." Mrs. Standish received awards for her plays, such as "Afterglow" and "Granny," from the Detroit Theatre Arts Club and the Michigan Fine Arts Society. Many of her works were performed at the Players playhouse, 3321 E. Jefferson, Detroit. She Is survived by three sons, Frank E. of Harper 9fc I to oy iff' Marian Standish wrote about life in the Motor City, and "loved to plan parties, receptions receptions and dances." Woods, William C. of Grosse Pointe, and Frederick D. of Charleston, S.C.; a sister, and two grandsons. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Elm wood Cemetery Chapel, Detroit. Memorial tributes may be sent to the First Congregational Congregational Church of Detroit, 33 E. Forest. WORLD-WIDE WORLD-WIDE WORLD-WIDE BROADCAST

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