Obituaries – February 21

Marilee Crawford Scheer Fitzpatrick
January 16, 1932 - January 26, 2018

Marilee Crawford Scheer Fitzpatrick was born on January 16, 1932, and passed away peacefully of natural causes on January 26, 2018. She was known for her infectious laugh, her love of music and family and for her prodigious drive to contribute and make a difference in her world.
Marilee was born to Charles and Viola Crawford in Klamath Falls, and lived in Oregon her entire life. After graduating from Klamath Falls High School, she studied music at Lewis and Clark College, where she met and married Dale Scheer. For 22 years, Marilee and Dale lived in Vale, and had six children, five of whom survive her: Lorene and Steve (Portland), Mark and Bruce (Seattle), Shelley Lute (Happy Valley) and Marna Lee (died in infancy).
After her divorce, Marilee became a single mother who continued her college education at Northwest Nazarene . . .