Ely Rotary Loses a Member

Marion Grant, who joined Ely Rotary Club in March 2002 with her husband Eric (the first husband-and-wife to join together) sadly lost her fight with cancer on Sunday morning, 30 minutes after Saturday midnight, after a long period since diagnosis in October 2017.

Soon after joining Rotary – in 2004 – she was given chairmanship of International committee, and was renowned for her arrangement of several cheese and wine events held in the grounds of the Bishops Palace, and collections in Ely for the 2004 tsunami, and multiple fundraising events for Rotary..

Marion was previously joint owner with Eric of a small hotel in Torquay, which they ran together for twelve years, and prior to that had a garage business in Grays for twenty years, but was originally at birth from Colchester. She was 85.

Funeral arrangements have been made for Tuesday February 26th at 1 p.m. at St. Andrews parish church in Isleham, with interment at the village cemetery.

Donations instead of flowers are to be for the Arthur Rank Hospice charity, who have been so helpful and attentive with Marion’s care at home.

From Ely Rotary Club

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