Marilyn K. Eden­born

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Marilyn K. Eden­born was born in Lex­ing­ton KY, the daugh­ter of Charles Flem­ing Krew­son and Hazel Hakes Krew­son. The old­est of three, Marilyn was vale­dic­tion of her class at Spring­field HS, at­tended the Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia on a full schol­ar­ship, and grad­u­ated from Penn Summa Cum Laude. She re­ceived her mas­ter’s de­gree in Ed­u­ca­tion from Beaver Col­lege. A spe­cial ed­u­ca­tion teacher, Marilyn was a life-long learner. She loved teach­ing chil­dren, and ev­ery mo­ment was a teach­ing-learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. She en­joyed her mem­ber­ships in the Philadelphia Trail Club, Art Mu­seum, Friends of the Wis­sahickon, Na­ture Con­ser­vancy, and oth­ers. She was an ad­ven­tur­ous spirit and en­joyed trav­el­ing of­ten to many states and coun­tries where she en­joyed meet­ing peo­ple, hik­ing and theater. She pre­ferred to travel off the beaten path, where she could learn about dif­fer­ent cul­tures. She shared these val­ues with her chil­dren and grand­chil­dren, en­sur­ing they were well ed­u­cated, par­tic­i­pated in nu­mer­ous ac­tiv­i­ties, trav­eled, and had am­ple op­por­tu­ni­ties for learn­ing. The fam­ily hosted for­eign ex­change stu­dents, took day trips to New York and DC, and spent time at the Jersey shore and Po­cono moun­tains. Marilyn was a highly in­tel­li­gent woman who cared very deeply about pol­i­tics, the en­vi­ron­ment, her com­mu­nity and world events. She en­joyed shar­ing her opin­ions and en­gag­ing in in­tel­lec­tual con­ver­sa­tion. She will be greatly missed by her hus­band of 66 years Harry; brother Stephen Krew­son; son Hank Eden­born and wife Sherie; daugh­ters Jennifer Eden­born and Nora Shel­don Eden­born Bless­ner. Grand­daugh­ters Abi­gail Eden­born, Emily Bless­ner, Au­drey Bless­ner, Danielle Bless­ner; grand­sons Carter Vrooman and Jack Vrooman. Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to Marilyn’s Me­mo­rial Ser­vice, Fri­day, 8/17, 11am at Grace Lutheran Church, Wyn­d­moor. Friends may visit with the fam­ily at 10am. In­ter­ment Pri­vate.

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