Marion A. Morris
MARION A. MORRIS (DANFORTH), of Sugar Land, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, surrounded by her family. Marion was born in Beacon, NY, to John Thomas Danforth and Catherine Rose Murphy Danforth. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert C. Morris. Marion is survived by her five daughters, Mariana Morris, Ph.D., a professor and department chair at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, OH; Jeanne Morris Smith (Craig Smith), a computer analyst from Austin, TX; Susan Morris, M.D. (David Cargill, M.D.), a family practice physician in Lima, OH; Catherine Morris Byrnes, an accountant in Sugar Land; and Ellen Morris, Ph.D. (Stefan Magnusson), a professor at Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs from Glen Ridge, NJ. Grandchildren are Kathleen Byrnes (Justin Choi), Alison Byrnes (David Hershey), Robert Cargill, Christopher Byrnes, Mark Cargill, Evon Magnusson and Victor Magnusson; and many wonderful nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 AM, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 705 St. Theresa Blvd., Sugar Land, TX. A reception with the family will immediately follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall, adjacent to the church.
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