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Marilyn Sher

SALISBURY — Marilyn Sher, 83 years old, of Coconut Grove, Fla., and for more than 30 years a resident of Salisbury, passed away quietly at home on June 3, 2020, with her beloved husband, Gary, her son, Mark, her daughter, Frazer, and her grandson Griffin Sher at her side.

She is also survived by her grandson Captain Ian Sher, U.S. Army; her grandsons Dillon and Baron Moran; and her brother, Allan Marcus.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Joseph and Billie Marcus, Marilyn attended Clark University, where she met Gary in 1954. They were married in December 1956.

Marilyn was extremely socially conscious. She was the vice president of the League of Women Voters in Dade County in Florida. She attended the University of Miami Law School, in the mid 1970s. She then went on to practice as an accomplished and respected litigator for more than 30 years with the firm of Chonin and Sher. 

Marilyn also made time to be on the Community Relations Board, the Antidefamation League Board and for six years she was president of the Urban League of Dade County.

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