Lives lived, Leida Marley - G&M
Lives Lived is a section in Globe and Mail, one of the largest newspapers in Canada.
The following was published in Globe and Mail, Mar 27, 2012
Family anchor, educator, advertising saleswoman, proud Estonian. Born March 2, 1923, in Paatsalu, Estonia. Died Jan. 26, 2012, in Toronto of Alzheimer’s disease, aged 88.
Leida Marley was the consummate organizer. Whether planning events for Toronto’s Estonian community, marshalling her grandchildren for Christmas pageants or finding ways to help relatives in Soviet-occupied Estonia, Leida’s work was always in the background, shining the spotlight on others.