Gathering in Remembrance of Marie Lovell
Marie Lovell, SSU parking supervisor, passed away unexpectedly on Thurs., March 18, following a brief illness and infection. She was 49 years old.
A gathering in remembrance of Marie takes place at the University Lakes on Sat., March 27 from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., where police officials will retire her badge in an honor ceremony. In lieu of flowers, a bank account for the family has been set up at Wells Fargo Bank (c/o Piner High School Class of 1979, account #2503345825).
Marie was born and raised in Santa Rosa, graduated from Piner High School in 1979, and joined the SSU community in 1985. From dispatcher trainee to parking officer to parking supervisor, Marie brought a positive attitude to the workplace for 25 years. "She left folks with a smile,” says Chief of Police Nate Johnson. “She very much was a part of the campus community.”
A dedicated mother, wife, and athletic enthusiast, Marie also enjoyed crafts, fishing and playing on the women's pool league at the Wagon Wheel, where she won countless trophies.
Marie Lovell leaves behind her husband, Dean; son, Michael; and stepson, Donald; as well as her mother, siblings and innumerable friends.