Winter 2013

Ernest Cummings Marriner Jr. ’40, Jan. 23, 2013, in Grinnell, Iowa, at 92. He served in the Army before earning a master’s in public administration at Syracuse. He was a municipal administrator in Maine and California. He retired to Wayne, Maine, and was a volunteer lobbyist for AARP. He was a member of Colby’s Alumni Council and a longtime Class of ’40 correspondent. Predeceased by his wife, Prudence Piper Marriner ’41, father Dean Ernest Marriner, Class of 1913, mother Eleanor Creech Marriner, Class of 1910, and sister Ruth Marriner Szopa ’48, he is survived by two sons including John ’70, a daughter, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.