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Marie Fish Smith
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1923
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Jul. 19, 2008
Foothill
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Our mother, Marie Smith, 84, born August 16, 1923 in Salt Lake City, died unexpectedly on July 19, 2008 from a stroke.

Daughter of Lynwood L. and Afton Warburton Fish. She graduated from East High in 1941 and attended the University of Utah. Most known for her ownership of Glad Rags women's clothing stores which she started in 1963 and ran for 32 years. For the past 13 years, she worked as a real estate agent and coach. In her younger years, she studied ballet with William F. Christensen and performed at numerous locations, including Kingsbury Hall where she posed as one of the ballerinas in the large mural. Mom was very creative, intelligent, a perfectionist, honest and generous to a fault. An eternal optimist, always the entrepreneur, energetic and hard working, but she still made time for what was most important, her family and friends. An outstanding cook, loved good food, fun-loving with a great sense of humor. She loved people and always had a sparkle about her. She learned and mastered most everything she tried, always attending workshops, classes, seminars, etc. until her passing.

She is survived by her son Jeffery (Jill Tea) Smith and daughter Kathleen (Johnparley) Lewis, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 East 1300 South in Salt Lake City. A Viewing will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. prior to the 2 p.m. services.
Interment to follow in the Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery beside our father, Niel G. Smith (d. 1998).
Published in the Deseret News on 7/22/2008. 
 
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  Niel G. Smith (1919 - 1998)
 
Burial:
Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Jul 22, 2008
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Marie <i>Fish</i> Smith
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Marie <i>Fish</i> Smith
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- Peggy (Van) Holt
 Added: Apr. 6, 2013
Merry Christmas my dear friend!
- Peggy (Van) Holt
 Added: Dec. 23, 2012
Thinking of you today, and missing you.
- Peggy (Van) Holt
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