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Marianne Davies Carton ’43

Marianne Davies Carton ’43, June 27, 2004, in San Diego, California. Marianne attended Reed for two years and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Washington in 1943. She married William A. Carton, who was a career navy man, and they had four children. In addition to caring for her family and home, Marianne worked as an independent contractor for the American Express Company in San Diego County and was a 25-year member of the board of directors for Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation. She and her husband lived in Salmon, Idaho, for six months out of the year, otherwise in San Diego, for nearly 20 years. She believed that Reed inspired an inquiring mind that enhanced her philanthropic work and her life in general. Survivors include her husband, daughter, three sons, and nine grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2005

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