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Marcia Ewing Gaynor, born Feb. 23, 1919, passed away Aug. 9. Born in Des Moines, Ia., Mrs. Gaynor married the late Mark Patrick Gaynor in 1939. She lived all her adult life in Evanston.

Mrs. Gaynor was the beloved mother of Mark (Barbara) Gaynor of Ellisville, Mo.; Mary Lou (Bill) Smith and Joanie Wilkins of Evanston; Betsy (Paul) Jagiello of Geneva, Ill,; and Nancy (Jack) Newborn of Thomasville, Ga.

She was the loving grandmother of Marcy Lange, Billy Smith, George Wilkins, Stephanie Headstream, Melanie Palermo, Sally Newborn, Charlie Wilkins, Garrett Smith, Nick Wilkins, Karen Morris, Joe Newborn and Sarah Petro; and proud great-grandmother of Maddie, George, Gus and Lula. She left behind many nieces and nephews and many friends at Three Crowns Park.

Donations can be made in Mrs. Gaynor’s name to Three Crowns Park, 2600 Colfax St., Evanston, IL 60201.